Category Archives: 1 Samuel

Take My Life

27″I asked the Lord to give me this boy, and he has granted my request. 28 Now I am giving him to the Lord, and he will belong to the Lord his whole life.” And they worshiped the Lord there. … Continue reading

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Still Slaying Giants

David asked the men standing near him, “What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and removes this disgrace from Israel? Who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should defy the armies of the living God?”   … Continue reading

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Are your Eyes on God or the Giant?

[reprint from December 3, 2008] David asked the men standing near him, “What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and removes this disgrace from Israel? Who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should defy the armies … Continue reading

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Passionate Life or Safe Life

[reprinted from June 17, 2009] But Yahweh said to Samuel, “Don’t look on his face, or on the height of his stature; because I have rejected him: for I see not as man sees; for man looks at the outward … Continue reading

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Passionate Life or Safe Life

[reprinted from June 17, 2009] But Yahweh said to Samuel, “Don’t look on his face, or on the height of his stature; because I have rejected him: for I see not as man sees; for man looks at the outward … Continue reading

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Am I Capable of Murder?

When it was time for the harvest, Cain presented some of his crops as a gift to the Lord. Abel also brought a gift—the best of the firstborn lambs from his flock. The Lord accepted Abel and his gift, but … Continue reading

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Grief

“God blesses those people who grieve. They will find comfort!”     Matthew 5:4 (CEV) If you have experienced the death of someone you love, lost your job, been divorced, or lived through a fire, hurricane, tornado, or other natural disaster, then … Continue reading

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Relationship Building

Now the sons of Eli were scoundrels who had no respect for the Lord… So the sin of these young men was very serious in the Lord’s sight, for they treated the Lord’s offerings with contempt.      1 Samuel 2:12, … Continue reading

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Create in Me a New Heart

Pharaoh’s heart, however, remained hard. He still refused to listen, just as the LORD had predicted.            Exodus 7:13 (NLT) The older brother was angry and wouldn’t go in… “All these years I’ve slaved for you and never once refused to … Continue reading

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Who Do I Know? Who Do I Trust?

Goliath walked out toward David with his shield bearer ahead of him, sneering in contempt at this ruddy-faced boy. “Am I a dog,” he roared at David, “that you come at me with a stick?” And he cursed David by … Continue reading

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