Tag archive: 1 Samuel

Holy Discontent

Holy Discontent

There’s nothing wrong with feeling angry, it’s what you do with that feeling that makes the difference. 1 Samuel 11:1-15 Reference: v.6 When Saul heard their words, the Spirit of God came on him in power, and he burned with anger. (TNIV Bible) Explore: Bill Hybels is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Willow Creek…

I Did Not Sign Up For This

I Did Not Sign Up For This

Life seems dandier when we are just cruising through 1 Samuel 10:1-27 Reference: v. 22 So they inquired further of the Lord, “Has the man come here yet?” And the Lord said, “Yes, he has hidden himself among the supplies.” (TNIV Bible) Explore: There are some things that I willingly put my hand up for……

Beyond the Call of Duty

Beyond the Call of Duty

The job description is the bare bones of what is needed, but if we want to stand out to our employer then we need to go beyond the call of duty. 1 Samuel 9:1-27 Reference: v.8 The servant answered him again. “Look,” he said, “I have a quarter of a shekel of silver. I will…

A Teacher’s Fair Warning

A Teacher’s Fair Warning

“Do not leave it to the last minute.” 1 Samuel 8:1-22 Reference: v.19 But the people refused to listen to Samuel. “No!” they said. “We want a king over us. (TNIV Bible) Explore: Every time a teacher set a large assignment to us students, they would always conclude their explanation of the task by saying,…

21 Again?

21 Again?

He looked a little surprised so I explained that I’m not ashamed of my age. 1 Samuel 7:1-17 Reference: v.15 Samuel continued as Israel’s leader all the days of his life. (TNIV Bible) Explore: I recently had a birthday. I turned 34. As it was a work day I received lots of congratulations from my…

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