May 31, 2015
John 3:1-17
Romans 8:12-17
Isaiah 6:1-8
Psalm 29

STEP SEVEN - HUMILITY



from the book
Experience The Power
Messages On 12 Steps Of Faith


JOHN TERRY



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Step seven: "Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings."

Psalm 51 is basic to the biblical foundation of this step. The introduction to this Psalm sets the context for its writing. Nathan, a prophet of God, went to David, the King of Israel, after David's affair with Bathsheba. David had gained fame and power and wealth. David had not only committed adultery with Bathsheba. When he discovered she was pregnant with his child, David sent her husband, Uriah, into battle, had the troops around him pull back so he would be killed.

David was guilty of lust, intrigue, adultery, treachery and arranging the murder of Uriah. He broke half the ten commandments in one affair. To such serious guilt, this Psalm is addressed.

Nathan then went to David and confronted him with his guilt. There came the awful burst of awareness when David realized what he had done.

David, or whoever actually wrote this about David, was aware that his sin was not simply...

This sermon, STEP SEVEN - HUMILITY, is based on Psalm 51:1-14. This sermon relating to Psalm 51:1-14 is excerpted from the book 'Experience The Power '. SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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