Serving on Point

Posted on 05/30/18 by John Lindell in Prayer Meeting

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares a strengthening sermon titled, “Serving on Point.” Join us as we read about how God used Shamgar to save Israel in Judges 3:31 and learn powerful truth about how God uses ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary things! Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to believe that God will use you to accomplish His purposes.

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Serving on Point

Judges 3:31 NIV
After Ehud came Shamgar son of Anath, who struck down 600 Philistines with an oxgoad. He too saved Israel.

Judges 5:6-8 NIV
“In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the roads were abandoned; travelers took to winding paths. Village life in Israel ceased, ceased until I, Deborah, arose, arose a mother in Israel. When they chose new gods, war came to the city gates, and not a shield or spear was seen among forty thousand in Israel.”

1st It’s not who you are, but whether you are willing to serve

Judges 3:31a NIV
After Ehud came Shamgar son of Anath

Judges 3:31 NIV
After Ehud came Shamgar son of Anath, who struck down 600 Philistines with an oxgoad. He too saved Israel.

2nd It’s not about what you don’t have, but what you do have

Judges 3:31 NIV
After Ehud came Shamgar son of Anath, who struck down 600 Philistines with an oxgoad. He too saved Israel.

Judges 5:6a, 8b NIV
“In the days of Shamgar son of Anath…not a shield or spear was seen among forty thousand in Israel.”

3rd It’s not about being known, but what you will be known for

Judges 3:31 NIV
After Ehud came Shamgar son of Anath, who struck down 600 Philistines with an oxgoad. He too saved Israel.