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Sermon: One Life. Play Well.


1 Samuel 31 records the end of the lives of King Saul and his sons, including Jonathan. It’s a tragic end that didn’t have to be. According to 1 Samuel 26:21, Saul chose to “play the fool” during his life, making up his own rules instead of obeying God’s wisdom. We don’t have to face death and eternity that way. We can choose to play well.

Start now by asking questions like these:

  1. Have I built my life on the foundation of a relationship with Jesus Christ?
  2. Have I played by the rules? Have I been obedient to God’s standards and will?
  3. Have I cultivated relationships and used my influence to impact eternity?

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  1. I have found myself asking these questions a lot lately. It is not enough to speak a good game, we have to actually play it out in our life.

    Saying Lord Lord, is not enough. Saying we believe is not enough. We have to allow that belief to change our lives to a point where every moment is ruled by God’s will.
    .-= Dusty Rayburn´s last blog ..Called to Sacrifice =-.

  2. Kerrie Smith says:

    I could not have phrased this better myself. These are indeed great questions we should ask ourselves, no matter who we meet, where we are, or what we do in our daily lives.

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