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1 Samuel

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Introduction

Kenneth Boa: 14. 1 Samuel [] Part of the series: Visual Survey of the Bible.

Bill McRae: 9. 1 samuel and 2 samuel [] Part of the series: Survey of the Bible.

Bob Deffinbaugh: 17. Israel Gets A King (1 Samuel 1:1-16:23) [] Part of the series: From Creation to the Cross.

18. David Becomes Israel’s King (1 Samuel 16 - 2 Samuel 10) [] Part of the series: From Creation.

Mark Dever: Faith in Faithless Times – The Message of 1 Samuel [] Capitol Hill Baptist Church.

Ray Stedman: 1 Samuel: The Death of the Flesh [, , Translated] Part of the series: Adventuring Through the Bible. Spanish translation available.

Exposition

Steven J. Cole: David [, ] 5 messages in the David series cover 1 Samuel 16-30.

Lesson 1: The Mother Who Gave Away Her Son (1 Samuel 1-2) [, ] Part of the series: Old Testament Lessons on Prayer.

Bob Deffinbaugh: A Study of 1 Samuel [] 27 messages.

Becoming a Leader After God's Heart: Studies in the Life of David [] 14 messages in the life of David.

Jeffrey E. Miller: 6. Hazards of Insensitivity [, Study Questions] Part of the series: Occupational Hazards of Being a Man.

7. The Hazards of Absence [, Study Questions] Part of the series: Occupational Hazards of Being a Man.

8. The Hazards of Partial Obedience [, Study Questions] Part of the series: Occupational Hazards of Being a Man.

David Dean: Saul and the Witch of Endor []

J. Hampton Keathley, III: A Woman's Supplication Brings Blessing to a Nation -- 1 Samuel 2 []

Mark Dever: David – Prequel to Jesus Christ [] 5 lessons on 1 Samuel; 5 more lessons on 2 Samuel. Capitol Hill Baptist Church.

Women's Studies

Kay Daigle: Week 7 Lesson: Forbearing [, Curriculum] Part of the series: Glimpses of Godliness for Today's Woman.

This is NOT what I Signed Up For - Week 5 Lecture [, , , Curriculum] Part of the series: Glimpses of Godliness for Today's Woman.

Vickie Kraft: Lesson 2: Hannah [, Curriculum] Part of the Series: Women of the Bible.

David: A Man After God's Own Heart [, Study Questions, Curriculum] 10 part series.

Susan Curry: 6. Abigail - Walking in Wisdom [, Curriculum] Part of the series: Step by Step: Learning to Walk with God.

Children's Studies

Jodi Hooper: 1. God Chooses David to Be King (1 Samuel 16) [, , Study Questions, Curriculum] 6 part series.

Articles

Charles Haddon Spurgeon: 8. The Child Samuel’s Prayer No. 586 [] Part of the series: Spurgeon on Prayer.

9. Samuel, An Example Of Intercession No. 1537 [] Part of the series: Spurgeon on Prayer.

11. Where True Prayer Is Found No. 1412 [] Part of the series: Spurgeon on Prayer.

Greg Herrick: 3. Regal/Messianic Hope in Deuteronomy, 1, 2 Samuel, and 1, 2 Kings []

Study Helps and related

David Malick: Selected Bibliography of the Books of Samuel []

Tom Constable: Tom Constable’s Expository Notes on 1 Samuel [] This is also available in the Net.Bible.org Study Environment.

An Introduction to the Book of First Samuel []

An Argument of the Book of First Samuel []

J. Hampton Keathley, III: 4. The Historical Books [] A good introduction to and overview of the historical books of the Old Testament (Joshua, Judges-Ruth, 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings, 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther)

Other Resources

Rob Rayburn: 1 Samuel 57 manuscripted messages.

Storying

John Walsh: Book 2: Building a Nation (Stories 53-113) [] Part of the series: All the Stories of the Bible. See “Book 2: Building a Nation,” lessons 75-95.

Steve Zeisler: A King Crowned: False King [, Study Questions] Peninsula Bible Church. From the series: “Epic: The Astonishing Story of God and the World.” EPIC is a nine-month series exploring the Bible through a chronological journey. Each sermon tells an individual story. 1 Samuel 1-15.

Steve Zeisler: A King Crowned: The Most Interesting Man in the World [, , Study Questions] Peninsula Bible Church. From the series: “Epic: The Astonishing Story of God and the World.” EPIC is a nine-month series exploring the Bible through a chronological journey. Each sermon tells an individual story. 1 Samuel 16- 2 Samuel 5.