1. The Pressures We Feel

A. What is pressurising David?
When was King David under pressure?
David: Own son trying to kill him! 2 Samuel 15

B. What is pressurising us?

  1. The Hopes We Have

A. What is David hoping for?

B. What are our hopes for the summer?

A. Ask
Looking to God
Married couple
Stream, not a pool

B. Seek…Seek…Gaze
Acting on own initiative

C. Beauty
What is ‘beautiful’ about God?

How does David ‘see’ God?

Only God can change us when we are under pressure
Only Jesus can give us what we hope for
How did Jesus handle the pressure – on the cross?
‘Father..my spirit’ – even to the end
“Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last.” (Luke 23:46 NIV11)

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