Category Archives: 1 Samuel

July 18 – His story : Man’s rescue – Rescued by a King

Read 1 Samuel 8:1-22 and 2 Samuel 7:1-29 HIS story of man’s rescue involves a king. Israel’s desire for their first king does not seem to be a high point in their history. Perhaps you picked up on the two details that made … Continue reading

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April 25 – Songs of Praise – Hannah’s Song

Read I Samuel 1:1-2:10 I wonder at what point the music of Hannah’s song began.  When did God hear the praise of her heart even as she offered Him the very hope it held?  Scripture tells us that as soon as … Continue reading

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March 28 – Mountaintops – Mount Gilboa

Read 1 Samuel 31:1-13 and 2 Samuel 1:1-27 David is widely known for his songs of worship and thanksgiving to the Lord.  The Psalms are filled with such expressions.  Similarly, several Psalms reflect pleading anguish written in desperation as Saul pursued David seeking … Continue reading

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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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