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The Opportunist and The Importunist (Part 2)
Bible Text: 1 Kings 1:11-37 | Preacher: Pastor Joe Ricchuiti | Series: 1 Kings, The Opportunist and The Importunist
1. Nathan is a profile in both loyalty and leadership:
-Nathan steps into the void of leadership left by David’s feeble condition and advanced years
-David was inattentive and disconnected at this important juncture in Israel’s history.
-God would use Nathan and Bathsheba to rouse David to action and to see that His will be accomplished
-Nathan was loyal to David but more importantly he was loyal to God.
-Nathan was zealous to see that God’s will prevail despite Adonijah’s scheming
2. “The overriding need of the church today is for a leadership that is spiritual and sacrificial, that is authoritative, though not authoritarian.” J. Oswald Sanders in Spiritual Leadership.