I AM DAVID, 10 Lessons in greatness from Israel’s most famous king is an in-depth character study, by Jimmy Evans. The book provided a fresh insight into on of most loved figures in the bible. David has a painful past, yet a worshipper of God, with a great destiny on his life despite his struggle with his thoughts.
David’s controversial life would be perfect for a lifetime movie. Here are a few highlights of the kings life.
Anointed as king despite King Saul was on the throne.
Ran for his life.
Songwriter of many of the psalms.
Architect of the temple.
A fierce warrior.
David’s own son tried overthrowing him.
Pastor Evans develops ten lessons from David’s life to help you move toward your own destiny. Despite the numerous information about David, author, shows King David in a fresh light and each page is filled with quotes. Below are just 18 thought provoking quotes.
1 The greatest threat to your future is an unhealed past.
2 Ever Great Person rises above the pain of the past to reach his or her God-given destiny.
3 Forgiveness is available to you. Healing is available to you. Greatness is available to you.
4 You have an anointing straight from God to deliver people from who the devil is oppressing.
David’s father didn’t bother to include David, when Prophet Samuel came to David’s father home to anoint one of his sons. Making David the ultimate Cinderfella!
David never was able to get over the rejection of his father, so David ended up being a lenient father.
5 You can accomplish all God has planned for you to do.
6 David is the only king God described as after His own heart.
7 No one is truly great who doesn’t serve Christ.
8 God created you to be great and to finish great.
9 You can accomplish all God has planned for you to do.
10 God created each of us with a call of greatness of our lives.
11 Courage is a commitment to do the right thing in spite of fear.
12 God loves us just as we are, but He loves us too much to leave us that way.
In I am David, based through examples in David’s, life the author shows you how to what to avoid and to achieve your own destiny.
13 The first battle any warrior must win is the battle for his or her own thoughts.
14 Great people’s lives are marked by faith-focused thinking.
Lesson # 5, is Be positive regardless of the circumstances. The greatest breakthrough into your destiny is having a positive thought life.
“David centered his thinking on the fact that God is always good He will is always with you He will never leave you nor forsake you, and He is a rewarder.” Jimmy Evans I Am David
Jimmy Evans writes about the importance of a good attitude.
“David wrote in Psalms about how turning his eyes to God when his circumstances were terrible. God should be our attitude indicator. We should keep our eyes on Him during difficulties, then point our attitudes in the direction of happiness and joy. More than anything else, that will predict our path.” Jimmy Evans
15 Every great person Is willing to pay the price to be a real worshipper of God.
16 Worship—it is the most precious thing we can ever give Him.
17 Real worship tells God ‘whatever it costs me,” You are worth it.
18 Every great person is willing to pay the price to be a real worshipper of God.
The chapter on worship, is my favorite, since I have a terrible voice, worship is difficult for me Pastor Evan’s blows the trumpet off worship and how it will improved your intimacy with God
After you close the last page this book provides concrete hints, in opening the door into your destiny while pointing the traps to avoid.
I Am David would be perfect for a Bible study, included is a leader’s guide and small study guide.
I was given a copy of I AM DAVID, 10 Lessons in greatness from Israel’s most famous king for my honest opinion. All thoughts are my own, I received a complimentary book to giveaway.
How to Enter the Book Giveaway
Enter the giveaway by commenting below what is your favorite event in David’s life. If you don’t want to comment below please and I will add your name to the comments. The winner must be 18+ reside in the USA, but all can comment.
The giveaway will be closed at midnight(central time) on 6-30-20. One reader’s name will be randomly selected on 7-1-20 at noon.
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My favorite event in David’s life happened at Ziklag when David thought he lost everything, yet he strengthens himself in the Lord. Check out my word about how to strengthen yourself in the Lord.