1 & 2 Samuel


1 Samuel 15:29: The Impassibility of God

Speaker: | January 29, 2017

Outline Definition of impassibility Apparatus of impassibility Application of impassibility Introduction As a Christian I have had to undergo some continental shifts in my thinking about God. From an absence of belief in God to...


1 Samuel 15: Saul rejected

Speaker: | January 22, 2017

Outline Saul’s obedience Saul’s rejection Saul’s repentance Introduction Let me begin with a question. Why does chapter 14 end with a summary of Saul’s reign and then the story of Saul continue? If you were...


1 Samuel 13: Saul Sins Away the Kingdom

Speaker: | December 04, 2016

Outline Jonathan Saul Samuel Introduction Which is worse to lose all your earthly possessions, lose your health, your reputation and all things earthly, or to sin against God? One of the repetitive features of the...


1 Samuel 12: Addressing Sin

Speaker: | November 27, 2016

Outline The remembrance of sin The exposure of sin The forgiveness of sin Introduction We all know what a party-pooper is, a kill joy, a wet-blanket. In the portion that we have before us Saul...


1 Samuel 11: Saul Established as King

Speaker: | November 13, 2016

Outline Kingdom threatened Kingdom delivered Kingdom renewed Introduction As we begin chapter 11 we need to appreciate that Saul was in a very similar position to Donald Trump today. Donald Trump has only been the...


1 Samuel 10: King Saul

Speaker: | October 30, 2016

Outline Saul is given three signs Saul is given the Spirit Saul is given the Kingdom Introduction Don’t judge a book by its cover is the key lesson of Saul’s life. His good looks, His...


1 Samuel 9: The Providence of God

Speaker: | October 23, 2016

Outline A handsome man A sovereign God Introduction Living by sight and not by faith is the perennial challenge for the Christian. We often live as if God as revealed in the Scriptures is not...


1 Samuel 8: Demanding a King

Speaker: | October 16, 2016

Outline The desire for a king The burden of a king Introduction Many people struggle to read the OT and profit from it, but you can always learn something about God, Christ and yourselves from...


1 Samuel 7:5-17: ‘Ebenezer’

Speaker: | October 09, 2016

Outline Penitent prayer Deliverance prayer Answered prayer Introduction Living by faith and living by the flesh, these are the two themes of chapters 7 and 8. In chapter 7 we see Israel with a faithful...