Category Archives: 1 Samuel

March 4 – Transformation Testimonies – David

Read 1 Samuel 16:1-17:58 David comes to us as a man highly acclaimed.  The Lord refers to him as “a man after His own heart” (1 Sam. 13:14).  Even before taking the throne, those in the kingdom of Israel lauded him … Continue reading

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March 3 – Transformation Testimonies – Hannah

Read 1 Samuel 1:1-2:11 Years of bullying had Hannah reeling alone in her pain, grieving the child she longed to hold. It’s believed to have been the Passover Feast that took them to Shiloh. The Bible says Elkanah and his family went to God’s house … Continue reading

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October 24 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Hannah

Read 1 Samuel 1-2:10 Prayer isn’t about getting what you want from the Lord, but about trusting Him. Do you believe this? Do you receive satisfaction when you pray? Do you walk away from that time with the Lord, expecting … Continue reading

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August 15: Seek Him, Not Stuff

Read 1 Samuel 6-9, 28-29 Coveting may be the most commonly transgressed commandment by Americans each day. Our lives are built around coveting. Our commercials are designed to strike up emotion of desire within us. We see a car and … Continue reading

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July 16: Giver and Taker

Read 1 Samuel 2:6 As we are looking into the commandment of “Thall shall not murder”, I often think of the principle that Hannah points out of God being the giver and taker of life. If you were to ask … Continue reading

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October 31: David and Goliath

Read 1 Samuel 17:1-58 Forty days of verbal abuse got old, I imagine. Forty straight days of torment and fear-mongering from a man whose very name seems to intimate hugeness: Goliath! Measuring in at just over nine feet, he was no … Continue reading

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October 30: King Saul

Read 1 Samuel 8:1-10:27 Israel’s first king didn’t rise to power out of God’s desire. Sure, He chose him, but Saul represented what the Israelites wanted and what God did not. “We want a king . . . (so we … Continue reading

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