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1 Samuel 30 - AMP

2 And had taken the women and all who were there, both great and small, captive. They killed no one, but carried them off and went on their way. 3 So David and his men came to the town, and behold, it was burned, and their wives and sons and daughters were taken captive. 4 Then David and the men with him lifted up their voices and wept until they had no more strength to weep. 5 David's two wives also had been taken captive, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess and Abigail, the widow of Nabal the Carmelite. 6 David was greatly distressed, for the men spoke of stoning him because the souls of them all were bitterly grieved, each man for his sons and daughters. But David encouraged and strengthened himself in the Lord his God. 7 David said to Abiathar the priest, Ahimelech's son, I pray you, bring me the ephod. And Abiathar brought him the ephod. 8 And David inquired of the Lord, saying, Shall I pursue this troop? Shall I overtake them? The Lord answered him, Pursue, for you shall surely overtake them and without fail recover all. 9 So David went, he and the 600 men with him, and came to the brook Besor; there those remained who were left behind. 10 But David pursued, he and 400 men, for 200 stayed behind who were too exhausted and faint to cross the brook Besor. 11 They found an Egyptian in the field and brought him to David, and gave him bread and he ate, and water to drink, 12 And a piece of a cake of figs and two clusters of raisins; and when he had eaten, his spirit returned to him, for he had eaten no food or drunk any water for three days and three nights. 13 And David said to him, To whom do you belong? And from where have you come? He said, I am a young man of Egypt, servant to an Amalekite; and my master left me because three days ago I fell sick. 14 We had made a raid on the South (Negeb) of the Cherethites and upon that which belongs to Judah and upon the South (Negeb) of Caleb. And we burned Ziklag with fire. 15 And David said to him, Can you take me down to this band? And he said, Swear to me by God that you will neither kill me nor deliver me into the hands of my master, and I will bring you down to this band. 16 And when he had brought David down, behold, the raiders were spread abroad over all the land, eating and drinking and dancing because of all the great spoil they had taken from the land of the Philistines and from the land of Judah. 17 And David smote them from twilight even to the evening of the next day, and not a man of them escaped, except 400 youths who rode camels and fled. 18 David recovered all that the Amalekites had taken and rescued his two wives. 19 Nothing was missing, small or great, sons or daughters, spoil or anything that had been taken; David recovered all. 20 Also David captured all the flocks and herds , and the people drove those animals before him and said, This is David's spoil. 21 And David came to the 200 men who were so exhausted and faint that they could not follow and had been left at the brook Besor . They came to meet David and those with him, and when he came near to the men, he saluted them. 22 Then all the wicked and base men who went with David said, Because they did not go with us, we will give them nothing of the spoil we have recovered, except that every man may lead away his wife and children and depart. 23 David said, You shall not do so, my brethren, with what the Lord has given us. He has preserved us and has delivered into our hands the troop that came against us. 24 Who would listen to you in this matter? For as is the share of him who goes into the battle, so shall his share be who stays by the baggage. They shall share alike. 25 And from that day to this he made it a statute and ordinance for Israel. 26 When David came to Ziklag, he sent part of the spoil to the elders of Judah, his friends, saying, Here is a gift for you of the spoil of the enemies of the Lord: 27 For those in Bethel, Ramoth of the Negeb, Jattir, 28 Aroer, Siphmoth, Eshtemoa, 29 Racal, the cities of the Jerahmeelites, the cities of the Kenites, 30 Hormah, Bor-ashan, Athach, 31 Hebron, and for those in all the places David and his men had habitually haunted.

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Christian Cheong avatar
The Return
Shared by: Christian Cheong on Jul, 2016
Summary: In his return to God, David saw the providence and the grace of God in response to his prayer.
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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: 414
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
Shared by: Paul Clemente on Sep, 2015
Summary: Are we sharing what God has given us, to whom and what are we sharing?
Series: 1 Samuel
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:17-31
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 523
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.
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Church Of God
Views: 1,815
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.
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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.
Donnie De loney avatar
The Price of Disobedience
Shared by: Donnie De loney on May, 2014
Summary: The story of David and looks at his life as he drifts slowly away from the Lord and His direction for his life.l
Scripture: 1 Samuel 27:1-30:15
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 1,194
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: 1,493
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.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 5,084
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: 3,842
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.
Wayne Cordeiro avatar
Finding Confidence in the Desert
Shared by: Wayne Cordeiro on May, 2013
Summary: For one and a half years, David went to live with the Philistines. It is during this time that we can learn valuable lessons about confidence in the desert. We can also gain understanding in the ways God deals with us and changes our hearts to bring us ba
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 28:1-30:30
Views: 3,153
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: 2,170
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: 3,083
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: 5,032
David Crank avatar
God of the Do-Over
Shared by: David Crank on Sep, 2011
Summary: Stop listening to the damning voice that says you¡¦ve missed your one and only shot or that you¡¦re not good enough. Let¡¦s admit it, quit it and forget it!
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 27:1-30:31
Views: 3,553
Donnie De loney avatar
The Price of Disobedience
Shared by: Donnie De loney on Jan, 2011
Summary: David and his time in Ziklag. How he moved out of touch with God and then realizes his mistake and leaves the enemy terriroty.
based on 13 ratings
Scripture: 1 Samuel 27:1-30:31
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 6,349
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: 7,509
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: 3,648
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: 39,417
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: 8,648