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1 Samuel 12 - NIV

16 “Now then, stand still and see this great thing the Lord is about to do before your eyes!

17 Is it not wheat harvest now? I will call on the Lord to send thunder and rain. And you will realize what an evil thing you did in the eyes of the Lord when you asked for a king.”

18 Then Samuel called on the Lord, and that same day the Lord sent thunder and rain. So all the people stood in awe of the Lord and of Samuel.

19 The people all said to Samuel, “Pray to the Lord your God for your servants so that we will not die, for we have added to all our other sins the evil of asking for a king.”

20 “Do not be afraid,” Samuel replied. “You have done all this evil; yet do not turn away from the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart.

21 Do not turn away after useless idols. They can do you no good, nor can they rescue you, because they are useless.

22 For the sake of his great name the Lord will not reject his people, because the Lord was pleased to make you his own.

23 As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by failing to pray for you. And I will teach you the way that is good and right.

24 But be sure to fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things he has done for you.

25 Yet if you persist in doing evil, both you and your king will perish.”




Sermons on 1 Samuel 12 More sermons: 1 Samuel 12

Manny Salva Cruz avatar
The Legacy We Will Leave Behind
Shared by: Manny Salva Cruz on Oct, 2016
Summary: It is wise to realize that our years are limited in this earth and someday, God will call us home. And so, we must gain a heart of godly wisdom and leave behind a good memory or a good legacy for others to remember us by.
Series: 1 Samuel
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:1-25
Denomination: Nazarene
Views: 1,902
William R. Nabaza avatar
For CHRIST's sake GOD will not forsake us as His people
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Jul, 2016
Summary: To show that GOD will never forsake us because He has already forsaken the LORD JESUS on our place, and GOD is well pleased to make us His people.
William R. Nabaza avatar
For CHRIST's sake GOD will not forsake us as His people
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Jun, 2016
Summary: To show that GOD will never forsake us because He has already forsaken the LORD JESUS on our place, and GOD is well pleased to make us His people.
William R. Nabaza avatar
For CHRIST's sake GOD will not forsake us as His people
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Jun, 2016
Summary: To show that GOD will never forsake us because He has already forsaken the LORD JESUS on our place, and GOD is well pleased to make us His people.
Christian Cheong avatar
Marks of a Great Servant
Shared by: Christian Cheong on Feb, 2016
Summary: A great servant of God lives with integrity, with faithfulness and with love for his people.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:1-25
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 799
Ian Humphrey avatar
The Sin of Prayerlessness
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Summary: The Sin of Prayerlessness
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:16-25
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 302
Paul Clemente avatar
Complete Belief
Shared by: Paul Clemente on Jan, 2015
Summary: Belief in Jesus Christ must be a complete commitment to the totality of Jesus Christ!
Series: 1 Samuel
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:1-25
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 527
William R. Nabaza avatar
Fear not
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Jun, 2013
Summary: I. EXORDIUM: Are you afraid and instead of sticking with GOD, you turned away from Him because of fear? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To prove that there's nothing to fear and no need to turn away from the LORD. IV. TEXT: 1 Samu
Samuel Fulkerson avatar
Less Than Perfect
Shared by: Samuel Fulkerson on Apr, 2013
Summary: God has a perfect plan for each of us. He never applies it all at once, rather little by little, He wants us to Walk by Faith not sight. Moses was a murderer, Rahab was a harlot... And yet these are among the Bible's greats; Clearly indicating that God us
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:1-22
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,289
Rick Boyne avatar
Don’t Turn Aside
Shared by: Rick Boyne on Mar, 2011
Summary: Be faithful to God to the end, for God will be faithful to you.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:19-25
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 731
Rick Boyne avatar
Conscious of our Sin
Shared by: Rick Boyne on Mar, 2011
Summary: We must repent as soon as we become conscious of our sin.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:1-19
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 661
Billy  Ricks avatar
How do we deal with suffering and loss?
Shared by: Billy Ricks on Oct, 2009
Summary: This sermon was written after my wife birthed our third child stillborn. It came from my heart and I hope that it will help you prepare to help others or even begin to heal you hurt.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:16-23
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,880
Shawn Drake avatar
Taking A Crash Course
Shared by: Shawn Drake on Jul, 2009
Summary: This is the 3rd sermon in the series "Pot Holes". What is God "schooling" you on?
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 11:1-12:25
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,839
Jeff Strite avatar
The Father Figure
Shared by: Jeff Strite on Jun, 2009
Summary: Samuel was a "father figure" to Israel and many of the traits he exhibited here in chapter 12 give us examples of what good fathers do.
based on 54 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:16-25
Views: 93,335
Carl Allen avatar
The Sin of Prayerlessness
Shared by: Carl Allen on May, 2008
Summary: Prayerlessness is neglecting God the ability to guide us and use us and his children.
based on 19 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 4,781
Victor Yap avatar
They Love Me, They Love Me Not
Shared by: Victor Yap on Dec, 2007
Summary: Samuel, Pt. 5 (Final)
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 8:1-12:25
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 850
Fred Markes avatar
Samuel: The Partner of Prayer
Shared by: Fred Markes on Dec, 2007
Summary: Series on men and women’s prayers in the Bible that made a difference and how prayer truly is the difference maker in our lives. I borrowed the outlines from SermonCentral Pro Contributor Tim Byrd.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:16-25
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,658
Jon MacKinney avatar
God's Grace in our Mess
Shared by: Jon MacKinney on Sep, 2007
Summary: We can make a huge mess of things, but God’s grace is sufficient not only to save us, but to use us for His glory
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:1-24
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 1,843
Larry Brincefield avatar
Why Christians DON'T Experience True Revival
Shared by: Larry Brincefield on May, 2007
Summary: Also titled "The 7 ’uns’ of Revival"
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:23
Denomination: Nazarene
Views: 1,970
Robert Travis avatar
The Prayers of a Prophet
Shared by: Robert Travis on Feb, 2007
Summary: The prayers of a righteous man availeth much.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:19-25
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 611
Daniel DeVilder avatar
Devote Yourself to God's Unfailing Leadership
Shared by: Daniel DeVilder on Dec, 2006
Summary: God will provide unfailing leadership for his devoted people. Here are 5 ways to keep our devotion alive. Restated: These 5 habits are essential for the Christian/church who wants to experience the blessings of God’s unfailing leadership
based on 15 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:1-25
Views: 11,103
Terry Laughlin avatar
Becoming a Soldier's Shield (For Veteran's Sunday)
Shared by: Terry Laughlin on Nov, 2006
Summary: There is no greater need than today to be in much prayer for our Veteran’s.
based on 23 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:23
Views: 8,057
Terry Laughlin avatar
A Day for Remembrance: Memorial Day Message (15 Minutes)
Shared by: Terry Laughlin on May, 2006
Summary: I would propose to you that it is not important who was the very first to celebrate "Memorial Day". What is important is that Memorial Day was established.
based on 54 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:23-24
Views: 21,900
Terry Laughlin avatar
Becoming a Soldier's Shield
Shared by: Terry Laughlin on May, 2006
Summary: When those whose lives are in danger ask for prayer, it would be a sin to fail to pray for them. Born again Christians can take their rightful place among such giants of intercession, such as Moses, Daniel, The Apostle Paul,and Jesus.
based on 34 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:23
Views: 3,825
Michael Martin avatar
Will The Family Be Together Over There
Shared by: Michael Martin on May, 2006
Summary: I Wonder If the Family Circle Will All Be Home? Or, Will heaven and hell separate your family?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:18-23
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 717
Jerry Shirley avatar
7 People Who Ought To Pray
Shared by: Jerry Shirley on Feb, 2006
Summary: Of course, we all ought to...but these specific categories are full of eye-opening truths that will bring us all to our knees! Link included to formatted text, handout, and PowerPoint Template.
based on 328 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:23
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 8,699
Joel Pankow avatar
Lord, Give us a Thankful Faith
Shared by: Joel Pankow on Nov, 2005
Summary: This is a Thanksgiving sermon on directives from Samuel to the Israelites to reflect on the great things God has done.
based on 18 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:23-24
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 2,270
James May avatar
The Unlimited Love of God
Shared by: James May on May, 2005
Summary: God’s Love is unlimited toward all people, but do we still have his blessings and his favor? God loves the sinner but we are required to serve him before we can truly experience his great love.
based on 33 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:19-25
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 9,892
Dean Rhine avatar
Stepping Down
Shared by: Dean Rhine on Jan, 2005
Summary: How to resign from ministry
based on 14 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:1-18
Views: 1,827
John Gerald avatar
Should God Answer Every Prayer?
Shared by: John Gerald on Aug, 2004
Summary: Does God only answer prayers in His Will?
based on 12 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 12:14-24
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 802