The Stones David Picked From The River Bed


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When we look closely, the Journey of the Riverbed Stones are remarkably similar to ours. How and by what process the Stones that David picked from the River Bed got to their position.
This is the PPT for the Message preached on Sunday August 30 2009 at Victory Court Redeemed Christian Church of God, Bellevue WA by Pastor Sayo Ajiboye.

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The Stones David Picked From The River Bed

  1. 1. The Stones From the River Bed<br />Thoughts About the Battle Field of Life: <br />How to Retrieve The Loss of Many Generations<br />Victory Court RCCG Bellevue WA <br />
  2. 2. He took his stick in his hand and chose for himself five smooth stones from the brook, and put them in the shepherd&apos;s bag which he had, even in his pouch, and his sling was in his hand; and he approached the Philistine. 1 Sam 17:40<br />
  3. 3. The Journey of The Stone<br /><ul><li> It Started as a Mighty Rock many Eons Previous
  4. 4. It was Big, Mighty, but Static & Useless
  5. 5. It Covered a Large Space but Hopelessly Irrelevant</li></ul>Such are some of us! <br />
  6. 6. The Journey of The Stone<br /><ul><li> Imagine the Weathering of the Rock!
  7. 7. Imagine the Process by which the Waters “Overwhelmed it”</li></ul>Psalm 124<br />
  8. 8. The Journey of The Stone<br /><ul><li> Imagine the Beating, the Shearing and the Merciless Buffeting!
  9. 9. Imagine the Violent Roarof the Waters as they Crashed on the Face of the Rock! </li></li></ul><li>ALL FOR A PURPOSE ! <br />Psalm 107:24 -31<br />TO BE THE ROCK THAT KILLED THE GIANT <br />
  10. 10. There is A Purpose in Your Challenges<br />There is a Reason for Your Preparation<br />There is a Tomorrow in the Heart of God <br />
  11. 11. David’s Rocks As A Parable <br />
  12. 12. Picked from a Wadi<br /><ul><li>Water ONLY During the Heavy Rain
  13. 13. Ground is Very POROUS
  14. 14. Intermittent Water flow
  15. 15. Always Associated with Human Settlement
  16. 16. A Parable of Post Joshua Israel </li></li></ul><li>A WADI<br />
  17. 17. Why Did David Go Into A Wadi For His Stones?<br />To Re-Enact the Roots of Israel’s Covenant With the Land <br />Read Joshua 4:1 – 7 <br />
  18. 18. Why Did David Go Into A Wadi For His Stones?<br />To Remind Himself of What those Stones Have Witnessed – the Stories of Israel<br />To Go Back Wadi Line Upon Wadi Line at the Failures and the Triumphs of the Fathers (Isaiah 28:12 – 13)<br />
  19. 19. What Are the Roots of Our New Covenant<br />That Jesus has Promised us a New Nature<br />That Jesus has Promised us a Capacity that Overcomes <br />That our Faith has Overcomes the World<br />