When you lose sight of God, it changes everything - just as it did for Saul in 1 Sam. 18:6-29. While David's eyes were on God and his kingdom, Saul's eyes were on himself and his kingdom leaving him angry (1 Sam. 18:8) and afraid (18:12). I encourage you to listen to Tony Rose's sermon on what happens in our lives when we lose sight of God. Listen | Watch | Download | Subscribe
These were his helpful application questions:
- Your perspective on other people
- Do you expect praise for yourself?
- Do you envy the praise others receive?
- Do the successes of others make you angry, jealous, or glad?
- Purpose in your actions
- Our reocurring thoughts determine how we act.
- Do you think most about what God wants or what you want?
- What brings pleasure to your heart
- David was pleased anytime God’s kingdom grew.
- Saul was please anytime his kingdom grew.
- Is your soul’s happiness being enlarged by thinking of God’s kingdom or shrunk by thinking of yours?