After removing saul, he made david their king god testified concerning him: 'i have found david son of jesse, a man after my own heart he will do everything i want him to do' god testified concerning him: 'i have found david son of jesse, a man after my own heart he will do. David is the only person in the bible whose epitaph reads a man after god's own heart (1 samuel 13:14, acts 13:22) david was born in 1040 bc and was the youngest son of jesse (1 samuel 16:10-11. In stating that david is a man after god's own heart never equated david with god he was still human, hencea man after god's own heart in going through the life of david one sees, in the midst of his human weaknesses, characteristics that are acceptable to god.
A man after god's own heart 1 samuel 13:13-14 introduction 1 in paul's sermon at antioch, in which he briefly recounts the history of israel, he refers to the statement made by god concerning david: i have found david the son of jesse, a man after my own heart, who will do all my will. How can god describe david as a man 'after my own heart' (1 sam 13:14 acts 13:22) when he did all of those wicked things that are recorded in the bible about him that david's life was considerably flawed, as we view the matter from the lofty mountains of new testament morality, admits of no doubt. I want to look at the character of david that helped to make him a man after god's own heart vs 6-12 - notice the outward man verses the inward man vs 6-12 - notice the outward man verses the inward man. And as a model of faithfulness, king david is included in the faith hall of fame in hebrews 11 david was an ancestor of jesus christ, the messiah, who was often called son of david perhaps david's greatest accomplishment was to be called a man after god's own heart by god himself.
Acts 13:22 says, after removing saul, he made david their king he testified concerning him: 'i have found david son of jesse a man after my own heart he will do everything i want him to do he testified concerning him: 'i have found david son of jesse a man after my own heart he will do everything i want him to do. Today i'd like to focus on four qualities that marked david as a young man with a heart after god's heart, which we must develop if we want to be men and women after god's heart: to have a heart after god's heart, we must be converted, be spirit-filled, spend time alone with god, and be obedient in small things. However, the truth is, god had told saul through samuel that he was choosing david, 'a man after god's own heart' even before david became king 1 samuel 13:14 that meant that god had seen something in david right from the beginning, even before he became a king. Samuel told saul (1 samuel 13:14) that god had found a man after his own heart that he had chosen to be the leader over his people samuel was very sad about saul's rebellion towards god and that he had been rejected as the leader of god's people. King david plays a key role in sacred scripture more pages are devoted to his life than to any other person in the old testament he is par excellence the king 'after god's own heart,' the shepherd who prays for his people and prays in their name.
Pastor paul daugherty starts his series on king david, the man after god's own heart quotes from this message who the world rejects, god accepts - paul daugherty a healthy heart produces. This item: the life of david: the man after god's own heart (bible character series) by f b meyer paperback $1615 temporarily out of stock ships from and sold by amazon global store uk. The contrast is between the man, saul, who was israel's first king and the man, david, who was israel's second king the two men were unrelated and stood in significant contrast perhaps it is needful to consider the expression after god's own heart (1 samuel 13:14 acts 13:22. This reliance on god and continual pursuit of relationship with god is part of what makes david a man after god's own heart god promised david a descendant to rule on the throne forever that everlasting king is jesus, the messiah and son of david.
What does it mean to be a person after god's own heart for david, it required an intimate relationship with his father (ps 63:1, ps 6-8) this entails much more than simply a regular routine of rote prayers and church attendance. David is one of the outstanding characters of the bible the young man who was a shepherd became israel's greatest king, the only person described in scripture as a man after god's own heart (1 samuel 13:14 acts 13:22. He always focuses on the inward qualities, like the character of the heart those things that take time and discipline to cultivate taken from charles r swindoll, becoming a man or a woman after god's own heart, insights (april 1997): 2.
What joy to know that, like david, we can become men and women after god's own heart the bible says, 'god sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the lord looks at the heart (1 sam 16:7, nasb. A man after god's own heart considering such problems, some might wonder why god thought so highly of david part of the answer is that, in spite of his lapses, david usually wholeheartedly sought god's will. Would god be able to say that you are a man or woman after his own heart the biblical books of i and ii samuel cover david's life history saul had preceded david as king, and utterly failed by disobeying god (i sam 13:13-14.
The best-selling first volume in swindoll's great lives from god's word series, this powerful story will inspire you to be, like david, a man or woman after god's own heart 320 pages, softcover from nelson. He is described as a man after god's own heart (acts 13:22), he is the gold standard to which later kings are compared (i kings 3:14, ii kings 14:3), and there is a more detailed description of his life than any other biblical character (save possibly jesus) yet, david was a flawed man who committed some unthinkable sins. God gave the unique testimony about david that he was a man after his own heart1 the apostle paul quotes this scripture verse in his sermon in the synagogue of antioch, asia minor: after removing.