Category Archives: 1 Samuel

1 Samuel 24 How to Treat your enemies

  Because of Saul’s Jealousy David had to flee the palace and  became a fugitive. Saul lied about him and made it where many people were trying to kill him. Most people we know are not out to hurt us physically … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 18:6-16 The Spears of Jealousy

What do you think of when you think of the word Jealousy? If we are honest we do look at what other people have whether that is skills or possessions and we sometimes cast a jealous eye toward them. You … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 18:1-5; 19:1-7; 20 True Friendship

After defeating Goliath the Giant, David’s life changed forever. He was now brought to serve King Saul full time which meant he could no longer tend sheep for his father. Saul placed David in charge of the army which he led with skill and … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 17 Defeating the Giants

The story of David and Goliath is known by many people simply because it has become a story about overcoming the impossibilities in life. Before you can talk about the story of David and Goliath you have to remember that … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 16 The Person God Uses

God allowed the people to make their poor choice in wanting a King  instead of waiting on Him to reveal the King He had chosen for them.  God answered their prayer even though it was not His best for them which … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 15 Partial Obedience

Saul was very successful as the first King of Israel. He fought many battles and had victories over many of the enemies of Israel. There was no instruction from the Lord about what Saul should do but it seems that … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 13-14 Character

Today we are going to see Saul go from a good leader to a horrible one. Jim Collins wrote a book called good to great and it seems that Saul does the complete opposite of everything he says to do.  … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 12 Putting Yourself On Trial

 Samuel begins the process of stepping downs as the Judge of Israel. He has already felt rejected by the people who wanted a king so he simply begins to resign his position to allow King Saul to begin his reign.  … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 11 what a good leader looks like

If you go into a book store or search on the internet for books on leadership you will see that there is so much written about being a leader. Seminars, Podcast and entire websites are dedicated to how to be … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 9-10 When God calls will you be ready?

 1 Samuel 9:1-27 The Call from God: 1)   …Can happen at any time. We live in a society that judges everything by appearances whether that is vehicles, homes or people. Talk shows dedicate themselves to what people are wearing, what … Continue reading

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