1 Samuel

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Life of Samuel (1 Samuel 1-8)
God’s Purpose in Prayer – 1 Samuel 1:1-20 (Samuel’s birth)
Dedicated to God – 1 Samuel 1:21-28 (Samuel’s dedication)
My Heart Rejoices in God – 1 Samuel 2:1-10 (Hannah’s song)
A Study in Contrasts – 1 Samuel 2:11-26 (Eli’s sons)
Truth and Consequences – 1 Samuel 2:27-36 (Prophecy against Eli)
Can You Hear Me Now? – 1 Samuel 3:1-21 (Samuel’s call)
(Father’s Day Advice from Eli – various passages in 1 Samuel) 
Losing God in Religion – 1 Samuel 4:1-22 (The ark’s capture)
God Can Take Care of Himself – 1 Samuel 5:1-12 (The ark’s stay)
Respecting God’s Holiness – 1 Samuel 6:1-7:1 (The ark’s return)
Returning to God – 1 Samuel 7:2-17 (Samuel’s leadership)
Be Careful What You Ask – 1 Samuel 8:1-22 (Israel asks for a king)
 

The Rise and Fall of Saul (1 Samuel 9-15)
Looking for Donkeys – 1 Samuel 9:1-24 (God sends Saul to Samuel)
Anointed for Service – 1 Samuel 9:25-10:8 (Samuel anoints Saul)
Rising to Leadership – 1 Samuel 10:9-27 (Saul becomes king)
Used by God – 1 Samuel 11:1-15 (Saul rescues Jabesh Gilead)
Samuel: Finishing Well – 1 Samuel 12:1-25 (Samuel’s farewell speech)
Saul: Acting Foolishly out of Fear – 1 Samuel 13:1-15 (Samuel rebukes Saul)
Jonathan: Acting Boldly in Faith – 1 Samuel 13:16-14:23 (Jonathan attacks)
Inconsistency – 1 Samuel 14:24-52 (Jonathan eats honey)
Disobedience, Pride, Self-Deception, Rejection – 1 Samuel 15:1-35 (Saul disobeys God)
 

David and Saul (1 Samuel 16-31)
View from the Cave – 1 Samuel 22:1-5