1 Samuel 11 – Saul’s first official acts as king are brilliant. Through Saul, we see how God saves. Will Saul maintain this standard? When things are going well, be careful.
Ephesians 1:22. Jesus is Lord over all things. God has done this for the church. This has always been God’s plan.
1 Samuel 9-10. Life can be very confusing. Thankfully, God provides help. If we turn to him…
Acts 7:51-53 – Stephen’s sermon before the Sanhedrin gives believers principles about how to be faithful in their opportunities to share Christ.
1 Samuel 8 – Israel asks for a king. What’s the problem with that? In Israel’s asking, we learn something about ourselves.
James 5:16. How are believers to respond to their sin? By confessing it together with sincere repentance.
1 Samuel 7. Israel begins to make some needed changes.
Mark 3:11. Demons respond to Jesus with fear and worship. What does this tell us about demons, Jesus, and us?
1 Samuel 5-6. The Philistines have problems with their false god. The Israelites have problems with their true God. What’s the solution? Repentance and faith.
Matthew 10:37 – What kind of ‘radical’ Christianity does Jesus call His disciples to? Listen in.
1 Samuel 3:1-4:1 – If the word of God is rare, that’s not a good thing. God speaking changes everything.
Jude 12-13 – Jude urges his readers to stay faithful to the truth. They had many reasons to be drawn astray, but their Redeemer will hold them till the end.
1 Samuel 2:11-36 – Israel’s in a dark place, and her religious leaders are making things worse. Thankfully, God is still gracious, and He has a good priest to lead His people.
1 Samuel 1:1-2:10 – It’s not by strength that one prevails. And praise God this is the case! We’re helpless, but God is strong.
Philippians 4:13 – Christians really can be content. They can glorify God in all circumstances. How? Through Him who strengthens them.
Psalm 18 – God is a sure and certain refuge to all who call upon Him.
Psalm 17 – David knew trials. Yet through it all, he looked and waited for vindication. He knew and trusted in the God who vindicates His people.
Acts 19:28-32. The reaction of the Ephesian silversmiths to Paul’s preaching gives us an explanation for why the nations choose to rebel against God.
Psalm 2. From within the midst of difficulty, the psalmist shows believers four aspects of life in a world that has rebelled against God.