Valley Kingdom Ministries International
Apostle H. Daniel Wilson, Senior Pastor/Teacher
Digging Deep Lesson – February 20, 2008
“A 10 Point Plan To Your Promotion”
Point #1 – Let’s look from a biblical and natural stand point as to what it takes
to be PROMOTED.
I Samuel 17:25-26 (NIV) –
man keeps coming out? He comes out to defy Israel. The king will give great wealth to the
man who kills him. He will also give him his daughter in marriage and will exempt his
father's family from taxes in Israel." 26 David asked the men standing near him, "What
will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and removes this disgrace from Israel?
Who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should defy the armies of the living God?"25 Now the Israelites had been saying, "Do you see how this
Point 2 – Expect that you will be the one who is to receive the PROMOTION!
I Samuel 17:26 (NIV) -
the man who kills this Philistine and removes this disgrace from Israel? Who is this
uncircumcised Philistine that he should defy the armies of the living God?"David asked the men standing near him, "What will be done for
Point 3 – Don’t allow your age or experience to exclude you from your
I Samuel 17:33 (NIV) -
and fight him; you are only a boy, and he has been a fighting man from his youth."Saul replied, "You are not able to go out against this Philistine
Point 4 – Don’t allow negative people to stop you from doing positive things!
I Samuel 17:28 (NIV) -
the men, he burned with anger at him and asked, "Why have you come down here? And
with whom did you leave those few sheep in the desert? I know how conceited you are and
how wicked your heart is; you came down only to watch the battle."When Eliab, David's oldest brother, heard him speaking with
Point 5 – You must be willing to do what nobody else around you is willing or
fearful to do!
I Samuel 17:32 (NIV) -
Philistine; your servant will go and fight him."David said to Saul, "Let no one lose heart on account of this
Point 6 – Remember, your co-workers may have the confidence of the boss but
you have the edge because you are in covenant with the Lord!
I Samuel 17:36 (NIV) -
uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, because he has defied the armies of the
living God.Your servant has killed both the lion and the bear; this
Point 7 – Use the gifts and talents that God has uniquely given you!
I Samuel 17:38-39 (NIV) -
of armor on him and a bronze helmet on his head. 39 David fastened on his sword over
the tunic and tried walking around, because he was not used to them. "I cannot go in
these," he said to Saul, "because I am not used to them." So he took them off.38 Then Saul dressed David in his own tunic. He put a coat
Point 8 - Prepare for the future while your co-workers are focused on the
I Samuel 17:40 (NIV) -
the stream, put them in the pouch of his shepherd's bag and, with his sling in his hand,
approached the Philistine.Then he took his staff in his hand, chose five smooth stones from
Point 9 - Always speak words of faith of what you can do and will do while
your problem speaks of what can’t be done or won’t be done.
I Samuel 17:44-46 (NIV) -
of the air and the beasts of the field!“ 45 David said to the Philistine, "You come against
me with sword and spear and javelin, But I come against you in the name of the Lord
Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied. 46 This day the Lord
will hand you over to me, and I'll strike you down and cut off your head. Today I will
give the carcasses of the Philistine army to the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth,
and the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel.44 “Come here," he said, "and I'll give your flesh to the birds
Point 10 - Always remember who is the cause and who gets the credit for the
promotion you are about to receive!
I Samuel 17:47 (NIV) -
that the Lord saves; for the battle is the Lord's, and He will give all of you into our
hands."All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear