Category Archives: I Samuel

WHY – WE SHOULD LEAVE THE “WHY” UP TO THE LORD!

I SAMUEL 6:19-21: “God struck down some of the people from Beth Shemesh because they looked inside the ark of the LORD. He struck down 70 people. The people mourned because the LORD struck them with such a great blow. … Continue reading

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WHEN DOES GOD’S GLORY LEAVE?

I SAMUEL 4:21-22: “She called the boy Ichabod [No Glory], saying, “Israel’s glory is gone,” because the ark of God had been captured and because her father-in-law and her husband ⌊died⌋. “Israel’s glory is gone because the ark of God … Continue reading

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FULL …or… PARTIAL OBEDIENCE?

I SAMUEL 15:20-21:  “And Saul said to Samuel, “I have obeyed the voice of the LORD. I have gone on the mission on which the LORD sent me. I have brought Agag the king of Amalek, and I have devoted … Continue reading

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GIVE UP…or…PRAY?

I SAMUEL 12:23-24:  Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you, and I will instruct you in the good and the right way. 24 Only fear … Continue reading

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THE PULL TO BE “LIKE EVERYONE ELSE”…

I SAMUEL 8:19-22:  “But the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel. And they said, “No! But there shall be a king over us, 20 that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may … Continue reading

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WHAT BRINGS VICTORY IN LIFE?

I SAMUEL 4:3-4:  “And when the people came to the camp, the elders of Israel said, “Why has the LORD defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD here from Shiloh, … Continue reading

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