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Becoming a Man/Woman After God’s Own Heart Sermon Notes

Sermon 2 of our series titled "Walking With God"

Isaiah 55:8 (NIV) - (8) "For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," declares the LORD.

1 Samuel 17:37 (NIV) - (37) The LORD who delivered me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will deliver me from the hand of this Philistine." Saul said to David, "Go, and the LORD be with you."

David had absolute ________ in God.

Psalm 40:1-3a (NIV) - (1) I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. (2) He lifted me out of the slimy pit,

out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. (3a) He put a new song in my mouth,

a hymn of praise to our God.

Psalm 63:1 (NIV) - (1) O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you, in a dry and weary land where there is no water.

David had strong ____________ for God.

Psalm 63:2-4 (NIV) - (2) I have seen you in the sanctuary and beheld your power and your glory. (3) Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. (4) I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands.

David had deep ________ for God.

Psalm 19:7-8 (NIV) - (7) The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple. (8) The precepts of the LORD are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes.

David delighted in God’s ________.

Psalm 51:1-4 (NIV) - (1) Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. (2) Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. (3) For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me. (4) Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight, so that you are proved right when you speak and justified when you judge.

David completely ____________ ____ ______ ________.

1 Peter 2:24a (NIV) - (24a) He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness;

Becoming a man or woman after God’s own heart requires ____________ __ ___________ ________.

Acts 13:22b (NIV) - (22b) God testified concerning him: ‘I have found David son of Jesse, a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him to do.’