Rite or right?

1 Samuel 21.1-9 Reference: v. 6 So the priest gave him the consecrated bread, since there was no bread there except the bread of the Presence that had been removed from before the Lord and replaced by hot bread on the day it was taken away. Explore: David had fled from Saul, without any food…

Spears and Signs

1 Samuel 20.1-42 Reference: v. 33 But Saul hurled his spear at him to kill him. Then Jonathan knew that his father intended to kill David. Explore: Jonathan was looking for a sign. He was finding it hard to believe that his father would want to kill his close friend David. When it came to…

Where you gonna run to?

1 Samuel 19.1-24 Reference: v. 18 When David had fled and made his escape, he went to Samuel at Ramah and told him all that Saul had done to him. Then he and Samuel went to Naioth and stayed there. Explore: Saul had tried to kill David many times. Saul’s own son had tried to…

As humble as David

I Samuel 18.18-30 Reference: v. 23 They repeated these words to David. But David said, “Do you think it is a small matter to become the king’s son-in-law? I’m only a poor man and little known.” Explore: Samuel had anointed David above all his older brothers, he had slain Goliath, the women sang songs about…

What’s your opinion?

1 Samuel 18.1-17 Reference: v. Saul was very angry; this refrain galled him. “They have credited David with tens of thousands,” he thought, “but me with only thousands. What more can he get but the kingdom?” Explore: It would be hard for the even the most humble person to have a subordinate praised more than…

Significant Armour

1 Samuel 17.38-58 Reference: v. 45 David said to the Philistine, “You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied. Explore: Goliath had surrounded himself with all his armour, David had…

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