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)

(Note: This is a new series and messages will be added weekly as they are preached.)

The Lord Looks at the Heart – 1 Samuel 16:1-13 (Samuel anoints David)
Finding Relief – 1 Samuel 16:14-23 (David serves Saul)
Paralyzed by Fear – 1 Samuel 17:1-31 (Saul and Goliath)
Conquering by Faith – 1 Samuel 17:32-58 (David and Goliath)
Love, Jealousy and Fear – 1 Samuel 18:1-16 (Saul has slain thousands)
Manipulation and Deceit – 1 Samuel 18:17-30 (Saul’s daughters)
Attempted Murder – 1 Samuel 19:1-24 (Saul tries to kill David)
Best of Friends – 1 Samuel 20:1-42 (David and Jonathan)
Running for Your Life – 1 Samuel 21:1-15 (David at Nob and Gath)
View from the Cave – 1 Samuel 22:1-5 (The cave of Adullam)
Striking at God – 1 Samuel 22:6-23 (Saul kills the priests of Nob)
Find Strength in God – 1 Samuel 23:1-29 (Keilah, Ziph and Maon)
Returning Good for Evil – 1 Samuel 24:1-22 (David spares Saul)
The Wise, the Rash and the Fool – 1 Samuel 25:1-44 (Abigail, David and Nabal)
Leave It Up to God – 1 Samuel 26:1-25 (David spares Saul again)
Living with the Enemy – 1 Samuel 27:1-12 (David among the Philistines)
Bypassing God – 1 Samuel 28:1-25 (The witch of Endor)
Rejected for your Faith – 1 Samuel 29:1-11 (Achish sends David back)
Doing Things God’s Way – 1 Samuel 30:1-31 (David fights the Amalekites)
The Bitter End – 1 Samuel 31:1-13 (Saul takes his life)