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1 Samuel 30 - NIV

David Destroys the Amalekites

1 David and his men reached Ziklag on the third day. Now the Amalekites had raided the Negev and Ziklag. They had attacked Ziklag and burned it,

2 and had taken captive the women and everyone else in it, both young and old. They killed none of them, but carried them off as they went on their way.

3 When David and his men reached Ziklag, they found it destroyed by fire and their wives and sons and daughters taken captive.

4 So David and his men wept aloud until they had no strength left to weep.

5 David’s two wives had been captured—Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail, the widow of Nabal of Carmel.

6 David was greatly distressed because the men were talking of stoning him; each one was bitter in spirit because of his sons and daughters. But David found strength in the Lord his God.




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Christian Cheong avatar
The Awakening
Shared by: Christian Cheong on Jul, 2016
Summary: God uses a tragedy to awaken David and brought him to Himself. David was brought to the end of himself and he came to understand his need of God.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-8
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 397
DeLishia Boykin Davis avatar
Find Your Strength
Shared by: DeLishia Boykin Davis on Mar, 2016
Summary: There are times in our lives that are difficult to handle and process through and we need strength! We need strength to endure, strength to press forward, strength to hold on, and sometimes even strength to keep moving in the name of the Lord.
Roger Roark avatar
Encourage yourself in the Lord
Shared by: Roger Roark on Mar, 2016
Summary: David encouraged himself in the Lord his God, during trouble
Paul Clemente avatar
How humble are we before God?
Shared by: Paul Clemente on Sep, 2015
Summary: What’s our personal schedule in humbling ourselves before God?
Series: 1 Samuel
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-20
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 287
Edward Hardee avatar
Learning to Fight
Shared by: Edward Hardee on May, 2015
Summary: Showing the importance of fighting through Prayer.
Wade M. Hughes, Sr avatar
Problems occur when we TARRY BY THE STUFF
Shared by: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec, 2014
Summary: We can lose sight of the goal when we TARRY BY THE STUFF...
Palitha Jayasooriya  avatar
God of Unexpected Divine Appointments
Shared by: Palitha Jayasooriya on Nov, 2014
Summary: This sermon shows that God has 'Divine Appointments' for His children in the midst of different situations
Ralph Andrus avatar
02 Near to the Heart of God
Shared by: Ralph Andrus on Sep, 2014
Summary: How do we deal with stress? Stress! - Impedes our joy - Invades our peace - Intensifies our difficulties
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-8
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 601
David Rigg avatar
From Heartbreak To Joy
Shared by: David Rigg on Jul, 2014
Summary: This sermon covers the emotions associated with a tragedy and a good end to the story.
David Rigg avatar
When Smart People Make Foolish Decisions
Shared by: David Rigg on Jul, 2014
Summary: David made a foolish decision when he chose to go to the Philistines rather than return to Israel. The impact opf that decision is explored in this sermon.
James D. Thornber avatar
How to Throw a Pity Party -- 1 Samuel 27:1-12; 30:1-6
Shared by: James D. Thornber on Mar, 2014
Summary: What will you do when, not if but when, the troubles come? If you do want to throw yourself a good old fashioned pity party – and I’ve met a few people who are experts – let me tell you how to do so.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 27:1-30:6
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,485
Kraig Pullam avatar
I’m About to Encourage Myself
Shared by: Kraig Pullam on Feb, 2014
Summary: David gives us an example of one who fortifies his own self in the midst of life's crushing places.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 4,974
Dave McFadden avatar
“From Tragedy to Triumph”
Shared by: Dave McFadden on Aug, 2013
Summary: David is led by God from tragedy to triumph.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-31
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,838
Tom Feola avatar
WHAT’S UP GOD! Part 3 Let Go and Let God
Shared by: Tom Feola on Aug, 2013
Summary: Victory always comes as we trust God. We see throughout the Bible as people put their trust in God, God always came through.
Andy Grossman avatar
"Never Quit"
Shared by: Andy Grossman on Feb, 2013
Summary: Five things to do when trials come
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-6
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 2,015
Charlie Roberts avatar
Only you get to decide?
Shared by: Charlie Roberts on Jan, 2013
Summary: Discouragement, depression and condemnation are some of the best tools, the devil has in his bag of tricks. Statistics show, that everyone will at some time in their life be affected by depression, either their own or someone else’s
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:3-8
Views: 2,165
Alejandro Reyna avatar
un espiritu diferente
Shared by: Alejandro Reyna on May, 2012
Summary: Cuando llegamos a casa nos desparamamos. Nos quitamos los zapatos, corbata y nos ponemos comodos. El enemigo estaba comodo, pero el siguiente versiculo dice que David los hirio dessert la manana hasta la tarde. Porque David tenia in espiritu diferente.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-19
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 1,623
Anthony Collins avatar
Knocked Down But Not Defeated
Shared by: Anthony Collins on Jan, 2012
Summary: Encouragement in the time of trouble
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-6
Denomination: *other
Views: 3,068
Rick Boyne avatar
Everyone Equal
Shared by: Rick Boyne on Dec, 2011
Summary: We are all equal in the sight of God, both before salvation and after salvation.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-25
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 979
Edward Hardee avatar
Breakthrough Before You Breakdown
Shared by: Edward Hardee on Oct, 2011
Summary: Message about breaking through whatever you are going through before breakdown happens.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-8
Denomination: Church Of God
Views: 5,018
Donnie De loney avatar
Cancel Your Ticket to Ziklag
Shared by: Donnie De loney on Dec, 2010
Summary: God will in David's life
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 27:1-30:6
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 7,489
Charlie Roberts avatar
DisArmed, Not ready to Arm!
Shared by: Charlie Roberts on Nov, 2010
Summary: How many of you have ever experienced a God moment, and He met your need at just the right time in just the right way? There are a lot of people this morning who never have, they are running on empty discouraged and in depression over issues the devil h
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-19
Views: 3,638
Nigel Graham David avatar
Encourage Yourself In The Lord
Shared by: Nigel Graham David on Oct, 2010
Summary: There are times when we do not have anybody to encourage us, so we must learn to encourage ourself in the Lord.
based on 109 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-6
Denomination: Seventh-Day Adventist
Views: 39,404
Wayne Lawson avatar
Until The Men Come Back
Shared by: Wayne Lawson on Jul, 2010
Summary: Men need the Church, but more important - The Church needs the men. The presence of enthusiastic men is one of the surest predictors of Church health - Growth - Giving -- Expansion. Meanwhile, a man shortage is a sure sign of congregational paralysis
based on 11 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-10
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 8,630
Rick Gillespie- Mobley avatar
What do You Have Left
Shared by: Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jun, 2010
Summary: Life throws us some real punches. Instead of focusing in on what we have lost, we need to see what it is we have left that God can still use on our behalf.
based on 31 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-31
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 6,221
Daniel Olukoya avatar
Encourage Yourself
Shared by: Daniel Olukoya on Apr, 2010
Summary: Discouragement is a terrible disease and a very powerful weapon in the hand of the enemy of our soul. Consider this illustration. Something went bad for a lady and she became so sad that she cried herself to sleep. As she slept, she saw a vision where she
based on 33 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-8
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 6,713
Ken Hubbard avatar
The Hulk: Don't Go Down Without a Fight
Shared by: Ken Hubbard on Feb, 2010
Summary: A sermon about the enemies worth fighting: division, defeat, discouragement and distraction.
Gene Haraldsen avatar
What To Do When A Crisis Comes
Shared by: Gene Haraldsen on Nov, 2009
Summary: How we respond to the crises of life is crucial to spiritual health and effectiveness.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-28
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 3,862
David Carter avatar
THE NEED OF ENCOURAGEMENT
Shared by: David Carter on Sep, 2009
Summary: ENCOURAGEMENT
based on 11 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-6
Denomination: *other
Views: 1,202
Richard Tow avatar
Overcoming a Setback
Shared by: Richard Tow on Sep, 2009
Summary: The action taken by David when his wives & children were kidnapped is used to illustrate how to respond to a disappoint, crisis, or setback.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-31
Denomination: Charismatic
Views: 3,886