Category Archives: I Samuel

KEEP ON PRAYING!

I SAMUEL 23:1-5: “It was reported to David: “Look, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and raiding the threshing floors.” So David inquired of the Lord: “Should I launch an attack against these Philistines?” The Lord answered David, “Launch an … Continue reading

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PROMISE -or- ENTITLEMENT?

I SAMUEL 2:17-18 “Thus the sin of the young men was very great before ADONAI, for the men despised the offering of ADONAI. But Samuel was ministering before ADONAI, as a boy girded with a linen ephod.” TLV ‭OBSERVATION: Am … Continue reading

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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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