Category Archives: 1 Samuel

Silence

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 28:3-20; 31:1-6 (day seven) Psalm 66:18 If I regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear; There are times we feel like Saul.  Stuck between a rock and a hard place we cry out to … Continue reading

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God’s Voice

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 28:3-20; 31:1-6 (day six) “He said to him, ‘If they do not hear Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be convinced if someone should rise from the dead.’”-Jesus, Luke 16:31 God’s allowing Samuel to rise from the … Continue reading

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Lacking

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 28:3-20; 31:1-6 (day five)  At the end, Saul’s life is empty, miserable, and meaningless. It is lacking. What is missing?   Trust in God. He chooses to follow his own path over and over rather than follow … Continue reading

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Repent

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 28:3-20; 31:1-6 (day four) Saul has sunken to his lowest point spiritually.  When he could not discern a word from the Lord…just as Samuel had told him would happen…he reached out to a Spirit Medium.  In Leviticus … Continue reading

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Beyond

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 28:3-20; 31:1-6 (day three) Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?  The spiritual side of reality is nothing if not consistent with the material side.  Except for being dead, Samuel is his same old self, … Continue reading

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Comfortless Ghosts

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 28:3-20; 31:1-6 (day two)  Samuel said, “Why then do you ask me, since the Lord has departed from you and has become your adversary? vs. 16 There was a time when Samuel had a good word for Saul. … Continue reading

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Be careful how you listen

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 28:3-20; 31:1-6 (day one) “A man who hardens his neck after much reproof will suddenly be broken beyond remedy.”–Proverbs 29:1 “Be careful how you listen; for whoever has (by means of listening), to him more shall be … Continue reading

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Greatest Excuses

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 25:1-34 (day seven) Nabal claims he does not know who David is: v.10 But Nabal answered David’s servants and said, “Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are … Continue reading

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Fool

“The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’”-King David, Psalm 14:1 Nabal seems to be an intelligent man. He runs a sizable business; he’s done very well for himself. Not to mention, he clearly knows a good woman … Continue reading

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Example

Re:Verse reading–1 Samuel 25:1-34 (day five) I often ask this question to help find meaning and application in scripture, “Is there and example for me to avoid or follow?” In this passage, David provides both. His reaction to Nabal’s insult is highly … Continue reading

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