Jesus, God’s perfect gift

I Samuel 16:12

Central Theme:  God has chosen you for a special work.

Introduction—I will show my husband‘s metal for superior accomplishments.  He knew that God wanted him to be an engineer and he did it for the Lord and he did a great job.  Sometimes there are special signs given to people to let them know that they have a special work.  That was what happened to David

       I.     Have a member Read I Samuel 16:12.

              A. Tell the story of Samuel and David.

              B.      Samuel wanted to choose the older brothers.  They were handsome and strong.

              C. David did not fit the picture of a king but God saw a great warrior and king in this young man.

           II.     What does God have for you to do?

              A. Each of us have a special place in God‘s heart.

              B. His love extends to all of us and he wants us to do his work.

              D. He may not want us to be a king; but his work for you is needed.

              C. God can teach others through your life.

              1.  Years ago, the choir sang at a Women’s meeting, God used their singing to tell a mother that God could use her son who is also mentally challenged.

                        2.  God will use you if you let him.

     III.     Jesus did not appear to be the kind of person that would save the world.

              A. David was a humble man and didn‘t appear to be strong and powerful.

              B.  God used the choir and he can use you and me.   In fact, her son is now in the Special Gathering choir.

Conclusion–No matter what it may look like in my life, God wants to use you and me.