Pastor Brian Grant brings the second part of his message explaining that, in spite of the wreckage his sin brought to his life, David became one of God’s great champions because he was in tune with God and His purposes.
Some people wonder how David can be called “A man after God’s Own Heart” when he had committed such great sins? Quoting Chuck Swindoll, Pastor Brian Grant said, that was “because he was in sync with God.” What does that mean? Pastor Grant will shed the light of scripture on what it means to be in sync with God.
In the first part of his message, Pastor Brian Grant drew on the tragic legacy of slavery, and in particular, the devastation slavery brought upon the Black family that left many in an enduring state of hopelessness. Using as an example his own family background, Pastor Grant showed how, regardless of bad family background, there is hope in Jesus. Like David, despised people can become God’s champions.
We have been taking lessons from the life of David in this series, and David’s early prospects for greatness seemed inauspicious to say the least. Scripture records how even his own family didn’t take him seriously. Pastor Brian Grant takes us past all that to show how David—despite the opinions of others—proved to be one of God’s greatest champions.
In the first part of the message, Pastor Brian Grant reminded us how King David’s life was a roller-coaster ride. Though he is called “A man after God’s own heart,” David’s family was a disaster zone. Yet, Pastor Grant showed from scripture how, in the disastrous behavior of his children, there is a blueprint that offers a different kind of outcome for parents who choose to stand as godly role models for their children. Listen now as Pastor Grant picks up his message and brings it to a conclusion.
Pastor Brian Grant will show us four character-building qualities that describe the process by which believing parents may lay hold of God’s divine protection for their families.
In this second part of his message, Pastor Grant begins by giving, from Scripture, the reason God has structured His Church a certain way.
Pastor Brian Grant looks at some tough subjects in the 3rd chapter of 1st Timothy. Here we find the model for governance in the local church of God’s people.
Dr. Thomas finishes his message, drawing from the text four assignments the church is charged with fulfilling in order to be doing things God’s way.
Dr. Raphael Thomas draws from Paul’s first letter to Timothy, four things that must faithfully be done if the church is to fulfill its biblical mission.