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"Risking your Life for the Fame of the Name"

March 26, 2017 Series: Shock & Awe: The Year of the Bible 2017

Passage: 1 Samuel 17:1–17:58

March 26th, 2017

Key Passage: 1 Samuel 17


There is none like you, O LORD;
you are great, and your name is great in might.
Who would not fear you, O King of the nations?
For this is your due;
for among all the wise ones of the nations
and in all their kingdoms
there is none like you.
Jeremiah 10:6-7 ESV

G. K. Chesterton: “The most extraordinary thing in the world is an ordinary man and an ordinary woman and their ordinary children.”

1. You were saved from yourself and your sin for the fame of the Name.

2. Your part in the fame of the Name is a notoriously humble one.

3. God prepares humble servants to proclaim the greatness of the Name.

4. The proclamation and demonstration of the greatness of the Name is risky business.

5. God's name was, and is, and will be exalted in all the earth.

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