Death of Saul

The Death of Saul

1 Samuel ends with the death of an unlikely king — the very king the people of Israel begged for in 1 Samuel, chapter 8. And, just as always, God was right in not wanting to grant this wish. Now, as we move to the end of this book, Saul dies along with his sons; […]

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Nazareth rejects Jesus

David – Saul in Hot Pursuit!

Move forward and complete whatever project you have — Then, pray. Is that how it goes? Well, if you’re anything like me, this is many times the process. Today’s Bible study lesson is simple. We’ll discover how David made his decisions. Also, we’ll see the true motive of Saul when he prayed. Both sought God […]

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1 Samuel David Lies

David – The Little Lie

Truthfully, have you ever told a “little white lie“? I’m sure you have. Specifically, if you’re a man with a wife or girlfriend, that fateful question: “Does this dress make me look too big?” comes to mind. What do you answer? Well, today’s Bible study lesson from 1 Samuel deals with several issues going on […]

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Risen Christ at Easter

Jonathan and Saul – Disobedience?

The 5th commandment… “Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be prolonged on the land which the Lord your God gives you.” ~ Exodus 20:12 I once wrote a series of posts about the meaning of each commandment. The 5th commandment has to do with honor but was also a means […]

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Saul becomes jealous of David

Jonathan and David – Saul’s Thorn

When I read this passage from 1 Samuel, I’m reminded of the classic movie; “The Ten Commandments” starring Charleston Heston. I’m sure you’ve watched the film. But, if not it’s very entertaining although not accurate according to Scripture. All the same, remember the scene at the beginning of the movie where Moses parades through the […]

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