Sermons in 1 Samuel


The Lord is the Sustainer of My Life

by Dennis Doty

July 28, 2019 | 1 Samuel 31

The death of Saul completes the contrast in his and David's relationship with God as men and as leaders of their people. In the strength of God David finds deliverance but in his own strength Saul finds demise.


On the Third Day

by David Robinson

July 21, 2019 | 1 Samuel 30

The capture of David's family and those of his men is a turning point in the books of 1 and 2 Samuel and reflects the events of Christ's resurrection and ascension.


My Help Comes from the Lord

by Russ Hiebert

July 14, 2019 | 1 Samuel 27, 29

David's bitter experiences contained all the same kinds of stress that plague our lives in the world today; but only through that was he able to learn that the Lord is the only reliable source of security, as we read in his Psalms.


And It Was Night

by David Robinson

July 7, 2019 | 1 Samuel 27-28

The night before Saul and Jonathan die in battle against the Philistines, Saul ventures further into the world of darkness and evil by consulting a medium in Endor.


Precious in the Sight of the Lord

by David Robinson

June 30, 2019 | 1 Samuel 26

Although David's faith in God is tested for yet a third time while in the wilderness fleeing from King Saul, he has now come to have a deeper knowledge and confidence in God's presence, providence and salvation.


Wisdom and Folly: Are You an Abigail or a Nabal?

by Joe Boot

June 23, 2019 | 1 Samuel 25

The folly of Nabal's hostile reaction to David's men when they ask for food after guarding his shepherds for a season, is countered by the wisdom of his wife, Abigail, which brings about a peaceful resolution.


Salvation Belongs to Our God

by Russ Hiebert

June 16, 2019 | 1 Samuel 24

When Saul unknowingly enters the cave David and his men are hiding in, David resists the urge to kill him because he feels it is not God's will to save himself from Saul by murdering him.


Behold, God is My Helper

by David Robinson

June 9, 2019 | 1 Samuel 23

David's time in the wilderness evading Saul was a time of extreme testing for him. God also puts us through wilderness testing to exercise and prove our faith.


The Church of Christ and the Church of Antichrist

by David Robinson

June 2, 2019 | 1 Samuel 22

In 1 Samuel 22, the struggle between Saul and David symbolizes the conflict between the Antichrist and Christ's church revealed in Revelation.


This I know, that God is for me

by David Robinson

May 26, 2019 | 1 Samuel 21:1-22:4

The way in which God was with David when he fled from Saul and subsequently escaped from Achish, the king of Gath, is the same way he is with us and working through his people today.


The Protection of the Covenant

by Joe Boot

May 19, 2019 | 1 Samuel 20

David first needed the protection of Jonathan's friendship, and then God's spirit among the prophets, and now the covenant he made with Jonathan which reflects the Covenant of Grace that God has with David's descendants.


The Fellowship of the Holy Spirit

by David Robinson

May 12, 2019 | 1 Samuel 19:18-24

The manifestation of the Holy Spirit at this moment in David's life was extraordinary but was simply making visible the presence and work of the Spirit in David's life every day.