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1 Samuel 13 - AMP

2 Saul chose 3,000 men of Israel; 2,000 were with in Michmash and the hill country of Bethel, and 1,000 with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin. The rest of the men he sent away, each one to his home. 3 Jonathan smote the Philistine garrison at Geba, and the Philistines heard of it. And Saul blew the trumpet throughout all the land, saying, Let the Hebrews hear! 4 All Israel heard that Saul had defeated the Philistine garrison and also that Israel had become an abomination to the Philistines. And the people were called out to join Saul at Gilgal. 5 And the Philistines gathered to fight with Israel, 30,000 chariots and 6,000 horsemen and troops like sand on the seashore in multitude. They came up and encamped at Michmash, east of Beth-aven. 6 When the men of Israel saw that they were in a tight situation--for their troops were hard pressed--they hid in caves, holes, rocks, tombs, and pits or cisterns. 7 Some Hebrews had gone over the Jordan to the land of Gad and Gilead. As for Saul, he was still in Gilgal, and all the people followed him trembling. 8 Saul waited seven days, according to the set time Samuel had appointed. But Samuel had not come to Gilgal, and the people were scattering from Saul. 9 So Saul said, Bring me the burnt offering and the peace offerings. And he offered the burnt offering . 10 And just as he finished offering the burnt offering, behold, Samuel came! Saul went out to meet and greet him. 11 Samuel said, What have you done? Saul said, Because I saw that the people were scattering from me, and that you did not come within the days appointed, and that the Philistines were assembled at Michmash, 12 I thought, The Philistines will come down now upon me to Gilgal, and I have not made supplication to the Lord. So I forced myself to offer a burnt offering. 13 And Samuel said to Saul, You have done foolishly! You have not kept the commandment of the Lord your God which He commanded you; for the Lord would have established your kingdom over Israel forever; 14 But now your kingdom shall not continue; the Lord has sought out a man after His own See footnote on I Sam. 27:10.heart, and the Lord has commanded him to be prince and ruler over His people, because you have not kept what the Lord commanded you. 15 And Samuel went up from Gilgal to Gibeah of Benjamin. And Saul numbered the people that were left with him, about 600. 16 Saul and Jonathan his son and the people with them remained in Gibeah of Benjamin, but the Philistines encamped at Michmash. 17 And raiders came out of the Philistine camp in three companies; one company turned toward Ophrah, to the land of Shual, 18 Another turned toward Beth-horon, and another toward the border overlooking the Valley of Zeboim toward the wilderness. 19 Now there was no metal worker to be found throughout all the land of Israel, for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make swords or spears. 20 But each of the Israelites had to go down to the Philistines to get his plowshare, mattock, axe, or sickle sharpened. 21 And the price for plowshares and mattocks was a pim, and a third of a shekel for axes and for setting goads 22 So on the day of battle neither sword nor spear was found in the hand of any of the men who were with Saul and Jonathan; but Saul and Jonathan his son had them. 23 And the garrison of the Philistines went out to the pass of Michmash.

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Manny Salva Cruz avatar
It is Not How You Start But How You Finish
Shared by: Manny Salva Cruz on Nov, 2016
Summary: In this study, we will learn three important things in the life of King Saul that revealed his initial flaws that ultimately brought him down. God wants us to be faithful unto the very end.
Series: 1 Samuel
Jordan Muck avatar
A Man After God's Own Heart
Shared by: Jordan Muck on Oct, 2016
Summary: Father's Day message.
Series: Father's Day
William R. Nabaza avatar
Old testament kings not permitted to be priests
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Jul, 2016
Summary: To show that GOD gives distinction between the old and new covenant, we wait for GOD, not GOD waiting for us, because He is KING OF KINGS to come for us.
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Kingdom will not continue
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Jul, 2016
Summary: To show that GOD made us in His image, in the image of grace, not a kingdom of works and performances but of power.
William R. Nabaza avatar
Old testament kings not permitted to be priests
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Jun, 2016
Summary: To show that GOD gives distinction between the old and new covenant, we wait for GOD, not GOD waiting for us, because He is KING OF KINGS to come for us.
Larry Turner avatar
The Heart of the Matter
Shared by: Larry Turner on Jun, 2016
Summary: God looked at Saul and got right to the heart of the matter.
Troy Campbell avatar
Jonathan's Cave 1 of 2
Shared by: Troy Campbell on Apr, 2016
Summary: Learn how each of us should behave in the trials of life.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:6
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 268
Troy Campbell avatar
Jonathan's Cave 2 of 2
Shared by: Troy Campbell on Apr, 2016
Summary: Learn how to behave in the trials of life and come out of each of them victorious.
Gary Christensen avatar
Our Heavenly Harbor Master
Shared by: Gary Christensen on Mar, 2016
Summary: Jesus wants to be The Harbor Master in our lives. He knows how to safely guide us into port. He knows the low spots, and only he knows how to get us there, safely. To do so, we must "give up our seat" as captain of our vessel. He must sit in the chair.
John Stackhouse avatar
Slow Fade: A King's Poor Choices
Shared by: John Stackhouse on Mar, 2016
Summary: Discusses how poor choices can influence events in our lives and the lives of others around us and even our children. Importance of seeking God's will before we act. Applies to churches as well as parishioners.
Christian Cheong avatar
The Heart of the Matter
Shared by: Christian Cheong on Feb, 2016
Summary: Don't let ritual rise above your relationship with God. Don't let your ways rise above God's ways.
Chris Jordan avatar
The Story: A Praying Mother, A Listening Prophet, and a Disobedient King
Shared by: Chris Jordan on Dec, 2015
Summary: In the stories of Hannah, Samuel and Saul, we learn three important keys to prayer: Never give up, listen to God’s voice, and walk in obedience.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:1-13:14
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 979
Dr.W.Samuel Legon avatar
Shared by: Dr.W.Samuel Legon on Oct, 2015
Summary: These are the places God is still real.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:2
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 547
Rev. Clarence Eisberg avatar
Samson, A Man with an Ethical Blind Spot
Shared by: Rev. Clarence Eisberg on Oct, 2015
Summary: Samson and Delilah the stuff of real human drama. It is one of the great classic tragedies of all literature—sacred or secular. Some parts of this sermon were gleaned from a sermon by Rev. Charles Swindal
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:6-7
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 562
Rick Gillespie- Mobley avatar
Daring Faith Willing To Wait On God
Shared by: Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Oct, 2015
Summary: Sermon challenges us to wait on God. It begins with 3 issues on the Ohio Ballot in the 2015 election. It continues with how our not waiting on God can cause us to miss out on the blessings God truly wants to give to us.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:5-14
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 919
Craig Condon avatar
The Consequences of Obeying or Disobeying God
Shared by: Craig Condon on May, 2015
Summary: God always plans things so that we will have the chance to witness about Jesus. We have to be open to these chances. We must always be ready to witness about Jesus. To do so, we must be familiar with God's Word.
Paul Clemente avatar
Yield to Jesus
Shared by: Paul Clemente on Jan, 2015
Summary: When a person depends on God’s power, good things will happen; but when a person depends on their own wisdom and strength, failure will follow.
Series: 1 Samuel
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:1-23
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 1,502
Wade M. Hughes, Sr avatar
Shared by: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov, 2014
Summary: Que sera sera? What will be wil be sound like King Saul's excuse for not waiting on God's plan. King Saul had a tendancy to blame others for his actions. Beware by friend.
Humberto Hilario avatar
Un Varon Conforme al Corazon de Dios
Shared by: Humberto Hilario on Jul, 2014
Summary: Como nos habla la Biblia acerca de lo que Dios desea ver en nosotros
Series: Fe
Jeremy Poling avatar
Shared by: Jeremy Poling on Jun, 2014
Summary: 2 men but 2 vastly different hearts and 2 very different destinations.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:8-15
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,375
Philip Harrelson avatar
Three Philistine Spoilers
Shared by: Philip Harrelson on Apr, 2014
Summary: The devil would do his best to thwart the Church, but he is a defeated foe.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:16-18
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,382
John Gaston avatar
Shared by: John Gaston on Jan, 2014
Summary: Today Satan is attempting to disarm the people of God by removing from the Body the instruments of revival. He wants to remove all the heat of the Spirit, the hammering of the Word, & the grinding of godly discipline that produce permanent tools God uses
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:15-22
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 2,286
Larry Turner avatar
Problematic Patience
Shared by: Larry Turner on Aug, 2013
Summary: King Saul and Esau had a problem with patience that lead to even greater problems. What does sprit-filled paience look like and can we live it?
Samuel Fulkerson avatar
True Heart
Shared by: Samuel Fulkerson on Feb, 2013
Summary: David was a repented man, he was a man after God's own heart; and God sought him out.
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:11-14
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 766
Ajai Prakash avatar
Choosing our King
Shared by: Ajai Prakash on Nov, 2012
Summary: Our nation is destined for the elections to be held in two days. God chose the next king of Israel even though they had rejected Him. Today the fate of our nation to remain standing or be almost ruined like Israel, depends upon our choice. Will we make a
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:8-15
Views: 1,256
Rick Boyne avatar
After God’s Own Heart
Shared by: Rick Boyne on May, 2012
Summary: We must be wholly devoted to God.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:8-14
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,145
Philip Harrelson avatar
Shared by: Philip Harrelson on Jan, 2012
Summary: What the devil meant for evil, God will use for His own good in our lives.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:20
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,270
Kyle Sullivan avatar
Part #5 "Following the Heart of God!"
Shared by: Kyle Sullivan on Jun, 2011
Summary: Growing your heart in Christ. This outline was helped by Steven Andrews series on Guarding your Heart.
Series: The Heart!
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:14
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 460
Rick Boyne avatar
Turning Weakness into Strength
Shared by: Rick Boyne on Apr, 2011
Summary: Jesus said that His strength is perfected in our weakness. If we acknowledge our weakness, He can use it for His glory!...
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:15-23
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,727
Rick Boyne avatar
My Way
Shared by: Rick Boyne on Mar, 2011
Summary: We must strive to be obedient, no matter the circumstances.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 13:1-15
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 708