1 Samuel

Talks from 1 Samuel can be accessed by choosing one of the lessons listed below. Within each lesson you will be able to listen to the 15 minute talk and follow along with the provided study guide. You will also find the audio file, and a transcript of the talk available for download. These files are free to use and duplicate (without addition or deletion).

Passage Title
1 Samuel 1:1-18 The Account of Samuel’s Parents
1 Samuel 1:19-28 Samuel's Birth and Dedication
1 Samuel 2 Hannah’s Song of Praise
1 Samuel 3 Samuel is Called to the Office and Ministry of Prophet
1 Samuel 4 The Ark of the Covenant is Captured
1 Samuel 5 God Makes His Presence and Power Known
1 Samuel 6 The Ark of the Lord Brought Back to Israel
1 Samuel 7 Israel Returns to the Lord Under Samuel's Leadership
1 Samuel 8 Israel’s Demand for a King
1 Samuel 9 Samuel Tells Saul that He Will be the First King of Israel
1 Samuel 10 Saul is Anointed as the First King of Israel
1 Samuel 11 Saul Defeats the Ammonites
1 Samuel 12 Samuel’s Farewell Address to Israel
1 Samuel 13 King Saul’s Disobedience
1 Samuel 14:1-23 Jonathan’s Victory Over the Philistines
1 Samuel 14:24-52 King Saul Makes Two Foolish Vows
1 Samuel 15 Saul’s Partial Obedience in Failing to Destroy the Amalekites
1 Samuel 16:1-5 The Lord Tells Samuel to Anoint David as Israel's Next King
1 Samuel 16:6-23 David is Selected as the Next King of Israel
1 Samuel 17:1-30 Goliath Presents a Challenge to the Army of Israel
1 Samuel 17:31-58 David’s Victory Over Goliath
1 Samuel 18 Jonathan and David's Friendship;  Saul’s Increasing Jealousy
1 Samuel 19 David is Protected from King Saul
1 Samuel 20 The Painful Separation Between David and Jonathan
1 Samuel 21 David Seeks Provision from Ahimelech and Protection from Achish
1 Samuel 22 David and his Army Hide from Saul in the Wilderness
1 Samuel 23 God’s Continued Protection and Encouragement for David
1 Samuel 24 David Spares Saul’s Life
1 Samuel 25 Samuel's Death;  Nabal and Abigail
1 Samuel 26 The Lord Delivers David
1 Samuel 27 David’s Faith Falters
1 Samuel 28 King Saul and the Witch of Endor
1 Samuel 29 The Lord Rescues David from a Major Dilemma
1 Samuel 30 David and His Men Attack and Defeat the Amalekites
1 Samuel 31 Israel’s Defeat by the Philistines and the Death of King Saul