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1 Samuel

 

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1 Samuel 1.1-2.11: Samuel promised. God raises the lowly.
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1 Samuel 2.12-3.21: Eli’s family falls. Samuel called to replace them.
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1 Samuel 4: God’s reputation is destroyed when the Ark of God is captured in battle.
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1 Samuel 5.1 – 7.1: God shows his power. The Philistines return the Ark of God.
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1 Samuel 7.2 – 17: Supernatural help from God; on Pentecost Sunday we found similarities between 1 Samuel 7 and Acts 2.
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1 Samuel 8: Why is it worse to have a king than a prophet?
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We were blessed by Nigerian scholar Revd. Dr. Cephas Tushima, a professor at ECWA Theological Seminary, Jos, Nigeria. He is a specialist in the politics of the time of Samuel. Due to an error the talk was not recorded. However Dr Tushima has allowed us to make his sermon notes available.

1 Samuel 9 & 10: Saul – Zero to hero?
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1 Samuel 11 & 12: Saul first triumphs, then disappoints.
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1 Samuel 13.1 – 14.23: When to wait.
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1 Samuel 14.24 – 52: Saul’s rash oath nearly costs him his son.
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1 Samuel 15: Saul lies about disobeying God’s order.
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1 Samuel 16: David is anointed and called to calm Saul.
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1 Samuel 17: David fights Goliath
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1 Samuel 18 & 19: David is too popular and Saul is jealous.
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1 Samuel 20 – 22: David goes on the run.
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