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  • The Call Of Samuel And The Fall Of Eli.

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Oct 10, 2023
    based on 2 ratings

    A young boy called into the service of God. An old priestly family rejected.

    THE CALL OF SAMUEL AND THE FALL OF ELI. 1 Samuel 3:1-20. I). HE IS CALLING YOU BY NAME. 1 Samuel 3:1-10. The days of the Saviour-Judges were drawing to a close and, as in our own days, “the word of the LORD was rare” (1 Samuel 3:1). There was a dearth in the land, but not a famine of bread, more

  • Anointing A Man After The Heart Of God

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Nov 25, 2016
    based on 15 ratings

    The Lord's criteria for service.

    ANOINTING A MAN AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART. 1 Samuel 15:34-35; 1 Samuel 16:1-13. Israel had demanded a king, just so that they could be like the other nations. Samuel had protested, but the LORD allowed it. After all, they were not rejecting Samuel: they were rejecting the LORD (1 Samuel 8:4-7). more

  • Anointing A Man After God's Own Heart.

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Dec 9, 2022
    based on 2 ratings

    Samuel's secret mission.

    ANOINTING A MAN AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART. 1 Samuel 16:1-13. Saul had rejected the word of the LORD, and the LORD had rejected Saul from being king (cf. 1 Samuel 15:23), much to the grief of Samuel (cf. 1 Samuel 15:11) - but the LORD already had another man in mind for Samuel to go and anoint (1 more

  • A Failing Priesthood

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Oct 26, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    The end of one priesthood, and the promise of another.

    A FAILING PRIESTHOOD. 1 Samuel 3:11-20. What an initiation into the ministry of God’s Word! The boy Samuel was now informed of the judgment which the LORD had already given against the house of Eli (1 Samuel 3:12-14; cf. 1 Samuel 2:30-31). No wonder the LORD warned Samuel that it would cause more

  • Hitherto Hath The Lord Helped Us

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jul 7, 2013
    based on 8 ratings

    An encouragement to raise up your 'monument' to past blessings.

    "HITHERTO HATH THE LORD HELPED US". 1 Samuel 7:3-12. Monuments are historical markers which serve to remind us of the accomplishments, or the sacrifices, of those who came before us. They are boundary stones along the time-line, signalling, ‘Something significant happened here’. Or more

  • Discerning The Voice Of God Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Sep 25, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    In order to hear the voice of God we must have the right: 1) Closeness (1 Samuel 3:1-6), 2) Confirmation (1 Samuel 3:7-9), 3) Center of attention (1 Samuel 3:10-15), and finally: 4) Compliance (1 Samuel 3:16-20)

    On Thursday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke at the United Nations in New York returning to his usual cursing Israel, and threatening it with extinction. Indeed, his hatred is obsessional, and dominates his view of the entire world. He even went so far as to blame America for the more

  • How Are The Mighty Fallen!

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Feb 14, 2024
    based on 2 ratings

    2 SAMUEL 1:17. "David lamented with this lamentation over Saul and over Jonathan his son."

    HOW ARE THE MIGHTY FALLEN! 2 Samuel 1:1, 2 Samuel 1:17-27. The first verse of the second book of Samuel follows on from the report of the death of King Saul and his three sons at the end of the previous book. They died in a battle against the Philistines in Mount Gilboa (cf. 1 Samuel 31:1-6). At more

  • David Anointed King

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Mar 29, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    David's selection as king in 1 Samuel 16:1-13 shows us how God selected a king for his people.

    Scripture Today we begin a sermon series on “The Life of David.” John Butler writes, “David was a man of many hats. He was a king, a warrior and a shepherd as most realize; but he also wore other hats….He was a son…a shepherd…a singer…a servant…a soldier…a sufferer…a seer…a supplicant…a scholar…a more

  • Samuel Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jul 5, 2022

    Samuel is a figure who, in the narratives of the Hebrew Bible, plays a key role in the transition from the period of the biblical judges to the institution of a kingdom under Saul and again in the transition from Saul to David.

    SAMUEL Born before 1070 BCE Died 1012 BCE · Ramah in Benjamin (traditional) Venerated in Judaism · Christianity · Islam Feast · August 20 (Eastern Orthodox, Lutheran & Roman Catholicism) · July 30 (Armenian Apostolic Church) · 9 Paoni (Coptic Orthodox Church) more

  • Overcoming Spiritual Apathy

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Aug 10, 2001
    based on 78 ratings

    Looking at the differences between Eli and Samuel we shall see how to break free from spiritual apathy and live a life of destiny as Samuel did.

    Title : Overcoming Spiritual Apathy. Text : 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (1) INTRODUCTION: The boy Samuel lived at a crucial time for God’s people as we do today. It was a time of a famine of God’s word and revelation and a time when the enemy was about to strike. A time of crisis. But it was also more

  • Samuel's Family Life: Training In The Train Wreck

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Nov 14, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    Samuel shows us some important elements of training for success, even if it is in the middle of a train wreck. In God’s grace we can move forward and apply His word.

    Samuel’s family life: training in the train wreck For awhile I taught a class of evangelists. These men followed a tendency that many people follow. It is a difficult habit to break. We like to imagine that the people who are spoken of in the Bible are somehow better than we are. We like to think more

  • Growing Better In Bad Times

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Dec 1, 2018
    based on 4 ratings

    No doubt the young Samuel, like the Child Jesus, ‘became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him’ (cf. Luke 2:40).

    GROWING BETTER IN BAD TIMES. 1 Samuel 2:18-20; 1 Samuel 2:26. The children of Israel forsook the LORD, and the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and He visited them with temporal judgments (Judges 2:13-15). ‘Nevertheless,’ (O, precious word!) the LORD raised up judges, or ‘saviours’ more

  • Through A Child's Ears

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 30, 2011


    THROUGH A CHILD’S EARS (1 SAMUEL 3) In The Last Days Newsletter, Leonard Ravenhill tells about a group of tourists visiting a picturesque village who walked by an old man sitting beside a fence. In a rather patronizing way, one tourist asked, "Were any great men born in this village?" The more

  • The Allure Of Worldly Conformity.

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jan 10, 2024
    based on 2 ratings

    The Church should never want be "like all the nations."

    THE ALLURE OF WORLDLY CONFORMITY. 1 Samuel 8:4-20, 1 Samuel 11:14-15. Samuel appointed his two sons to be judges in Beersheba in the south of Israel, but ‘his sons walked not in his ways’ and ‘took bribes and perverted judgement (1 Samuel 8:1-3). On account of this, the elders of Israel more

  • "faith Precedes Blessing"

    Contributed by Gary Holt on May 9, 2020

    Hannah was faithful to the Lord, prayed fervently, and trusted God's promise. God didn't let her down, and later blessed her with more children and the honor of being Samuel's mother

    “Faith precedes blessings” Mother’s Day 2020 A mom was talking with with her 6 year old daughter: "Mom, there are five things I want to be when I grow up." "Oh, yeah? What are they?" "I’m going to be a model, a movie star, a traveler and travel all around the world, and an more