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The Church Calls Leaders (1 Samuel 3:19-20, 1 Samuel 10:1, Luke 22:26-27)

Melvin Lehman, February 23, 2020
Part of the Deacon Ordination series, preached at a Sunday Morning service

Assistant Pastor Melvin Lehman talks about the responsibility of the church to call leaders.

Tags: deacon, ordination

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1 Samuel 3:19–20 (Listen)

19 And Samuel grew, and the LORD was with him and let none of his words fall to the ground. 20 And all Israel from Dan to Beersheba knew that Samuel was established as a prophet of the LORD.

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1 Samuel 10:1 (Listen)

10:1 Then Samuel took a flask of oil and poured it on his head and kissed him and said, “Has not the LORD anointed you to be prince over his people Israel? And you shall reign over the people of the LORD and you will save them from the hand of their surrounding enemies. And this shall be the sign to you that the LORD has anointed you to be prince over his heritage.

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Luke 22:26–27 (Listen)

26 But not so with you. Rather, let the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the leader as one who serves. 27 For who is the greater, one who reclines at table or one who serves? Is it not the one who reclines at table? But I am among you as the one who serves.

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