Isaiah 40:26. The Lord calls his people to look around them to see his great power. This leads to their remembering that he holds all power and strength, and he will accomplish his plan.
Revelation 4:11 and Romans 3:10-12. In our first Sunday in the ‘Two Ways to Live’ series we see the first two essential truths of the gospel: God is the creator king, and man has rebelled against that king.
Matthew 27:4. Judas’ wordly sorrow over sin provides a warning on the nature of true repentance.
1 Samuel 31. Saul finally receives the consequences of the promised curses on his dynasty.
1 Samuel 30. The story of David and Saul rushes to its finale. But first, David must undergo one more crisis. How will he respond, and what can we learn from it?
1 Samuel 29. David’s difficulty in Philistine territory provides Christians with insight as to they should live in a world under enemy control.
John 3:19. Jesus’ words challenge believers to be grateful, be alert, and be light.
1 Samuel 28:3-25. The payment for Saul’s continual rebellion begins to come due.
1 Samuel 27:1-28:2. Saul’s murderous quest forces David to take extreme measures.
Luke 18:7. Jesus instructs his disciples to pray as persistently as the widow.
1 Samuel 26. David again shows mercy to Saul and demonstrates that his hope is in God for vindication.
1 Peter 2:23. Christ gives his people a rich example of how to respond to both insults and suffering.
1 Samuel 25. Two villains and an unlikely hero.
1 Thessalonians 5:15. God’s people are called to return good for evil.
1 Samuel 24. God gives Saul into David’s hands. David’s response shows the importance of keeping a tender conscience before God.
2 Timothy 2:1. Paul reminds Timothy to be strong in the grace that Christ provides.
1 Samuel 23. Despite the significant trials Israel has experienced under Saul’s brutality, there are signs that God is beginning to use David to deliver his people.
1 Samuel 21-22. David is now a fugitive on the run with Saul, the mad king, in swift pursuit.
1 Samuel 20. Saul’s paranoia begins to have serious consequences.