Part 4: Who Is Your King?

“The Best and Worst of Times” Part 4 “Who is Your King?”

I Sam. 8:1-9, 12:12 – NIV

*God will not force Himself on us; we must invite Him to be our King.

*Any king we choose in place of God is rightfully called an “idol”.

1 John 5:21 – NIV

*The most common replacement for God is “self”.

Jer. 2:13 – NIV

1 Sam. 8:19-21 – NIV

*At what cost do we replace God as our king?

Israel desired an earthly king because:

They were unwilling to trust God

The wanted to fit in with the rest of the nations

Luke 12:22-26 – NIV

*They wanted a king they could touch and see instead of a God they had to trust and love.

Who is your king?