Category Archives: 1Samuel

Raise Your Ebenezer

Where is your confidence? In you? In your ability? Are you in a state of pride before God? He wants your surrender. He wants your humility. So humble yourself before him. Recognize his hand of help. Raise your Ebenezer and … Continue reading

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Worthy to Come to God

When you have sinned, come to God in confidence that he loves you, will separate you from your sin entirely, and will cleanse you in the grace of Jesus who died for you and for that sin. God is pleased … Continue reading

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Hannah: Dedicated Longing

Are you willing to do what you pray to God? Are you willing to fulfill the commitment you make to God when he answers your prayer? Today we learn, from the example of Hannah, a posture before God which we … Continue reading

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Mourning God’s Anointed

The death of Saul would have been a celebration for most kings-in-waiting.  Yet for David, it was a tragedy.  Saul was God’s anointed one, and for David, to hear that God’s anointed fell on his sword was a defeat for … Continue reading

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Plunder Parable

Jesus says, “the last will be first, and the first will be last” (Matthew 20:16).  In parable of the workers in the vineyard, some workers complain because others who work less receive as a much pay as them.  Seems like … Continue reading

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