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1

Samuel
chapter 1
1:1-2 - God uses
weak and humble
people to do great
things
1:3-8 - Elkanah and
his family
1:9-11
- Hannahs
reaction to her sad
feelings
1:12-20 - Eli gives
Gods promise to
Hannah
1:21-28
- Hannah
gives her son to God

1
Samuel
chapter 2
2:1
prayer

- Hannahs

2:2 - The one and


only God
2:3
- Gods
judgements against
his proud enemies
2:4 - God saves his
people from their
enemies
2:5
- Safety,
satisfaction
and
peace
for
Gods
people

2:6 - Gods power


over life and death
2:7-8
- Gods
attitude
towards
humble people
2:9
- God
will
separate
good
people from wicked
people
2:10-11 - The king
and the Messiah
2:12-17
- Evil
priests at Shiloh
2:18-21 - The boy
Samuel
2:22 - The priests
who had wrong sex
2:23-25 - The chief
priest who would
not stop his sons
wicked behaviour
2:26 - A child who
chooses to serve
God
2:27
message
priests

- Gods
to
the

2:28 - The work of


the priests
2:29 - Priests who
were greedy
2:30
Eleazars

- How
family

became
Israels
chief priests
2:31-33
- God
removes
the
authority
from
wicked people
2:34 - Hophni and
Phinehas
2:35
-A
priest: Zadok

loyal

2:36 - How the evil


deeds of Elis family
would end

1
Samuel
chapter 3
3:1-7
- Samuel
hears Gods voice
3:8-9 - The most
important lesson in
life
3:10-14
- Gods
message to Samuel
3:15-18 - Samuels
fear to speak Gods
message
3:19-21
- Samuel
becomes a prophet

1
Samuel
chapter 4
4:1-3 - Why Israels
leaders sent for the
ark

4:4-5 - The priests


bring the ark to the
battle
4:6-11 - How the
Philistines took the
ark of the covenant
4:12-18 - The death
of Eli
4:19-22
Ichabod

- About

1
Samuel
chapter 5
5:1-2 - How to deal
with a sacred object
5:3-5 - The ark in
Dagons temple
5:6-8 - The ark in
Ashdod
5:9-12 - The ark in
Gath and Ekron

1
Samuel
chapter 6
6:1-3
- The
Philistines decide to
send back the ark
6:4-6
- The
Philistines strange
gifts to God
6:7-9
- How
the
Philistines sent the
ark back to Israel

6:10-12 - How God


brought his ark back
to Israel
6:13-16 - The ark
arrives
in
Beth
Shemesh
6:17-18
- Official
records in the Bible
6:19-21 - The men
in Beth Shemesh
look inside the ark

1
Samuel
chapter 7
7:1 - The ark
Kiriath Jearim

in

7:2-6
- Israels
people decide to
serve God again
7:7-9
- The
Philistines
attack
Israel at Mizpah
7:10-11 - How God
used a storm to win
a battle
7:12 - About the
name: EBENEZER
7:13-17 - Samuel,
Israels judge

1
Samuel
chapter 8
8:1-6 - The request
for a king

8:7-9
- Gods
reaction to a foolish
decision
8:10-18
powerful
behaves

- How a
ruler

8:19-22
- When
people refuse good
advice

1
Samuel
chapter 9
9:1-2
- Saul,
Israels first king
9:3-5
donkeys

- Sauls

9:6-10 - Why Saul


went to see Samuel
9:11-14
- Saul
meets Samuel for
the first time
9:15-17 - Why God
sent Saul to Samuel
9:18-21 - Samuels
first
conversation
with Saul
9:22-24
receives
honour

- Saul
great

9:25-27 - Saul stays


with Samuel

1
Samuel
chapter 10

10:1 - The anointing


of Saul
10:2-4
- Three
events to prove that
God
had
chosen
Saul
10:5 - What would
happen to Saul at
Gibeah
10:6 - Saul would
prophesy at Gibeah
10:7-8
- Gods
instructions to Saul
10:9-12
- God
works in Sauls life
10:13-16 - Saul in
his own town
10:17-19
meeting
introduce
king

- The
to
Israels

10:20-21
process
selected Saul
10:22-24
hides

- The
that
- Saul

10:25-27
- Saul
begins his rule

1
Samuel
chapter 11
11:1-3
attacks
Gilead

- Nahash
Jabesh

11:4-7
- Sauls
powerful leadership
11:8 - Saul gathers
a vast army
11:9-11
defeats
army

- Saul
Nahashs

11:12-15
- Saul
becomes popular

1
Samuel
chapter 12
12:1-5
- Samuels
last speech
12:6-8 - God does
not always refuse a
wrong request
12:9-11 - Why God
handed his people
over
to
their
enemies
12:12 - A powerful
king
12:13 - Saul: the
king that the people
chose
12:14-15 - Personal
and national duty to
God
12:16-18 - A storm
during the wheat
harvest

12:19-21
- Serve
the real God, not a
false god
12:22
- Gods
character makes his
promises certain
12:23 - A leaders
duties to pray and
to teach
12:24-25 - Respect
God because of his
greatness and his
kindness

1
Samuel
chapter 13
13:1 - Are there
errors in the Bible?
13:2-3
- Israel
fights for freedom
from the Philistines
13:4 - Saul gathers
Israels
men
at
Gilgal
13:5-7 - Sauls plan
fails
13:8-9
- Saul
chooses not to obey
Gods command to
him
13:10-12
- We
cannot pay God to
help us

13:13-14
- Sauls
rule would not be
permanent
13:15-18
- Saul
waits at Geba
13:19-21 - How the
Philistines controlled
Israel
13:22-23
- Gods
power and Israels
weakness

1
Samuel
chapter 14
14:1 - A son who
was not like his
father
14:2-5
- Sauls
camp at Migron
14:6
faith

- Jonathans

14:7 - Evidence that


Jonathans faith was
genuine
14:8-12 - Evidence
that
God
was
guiding Jonathan
14:13-14 - Jonathan
fights the Philistines
14:15 - God uses an
earthquake to win a
battle

14:16-19
- Sauls
order to bring the
ark
14:20-23
- More
men join the fight
14:24-30
- Sauls
command
and
Jonathans reaction
14:31-35 - Israels
soldiers eat meat
with blood in it
14:36-37
refuses to
Saul

- God
answer

14:38-42 - Jonathan
is guilty
14:43-45 - Israels
men save Jonathan
14:46-48
account of
wars

- An
Sauls

14:49-51
- Sauls
family
and
government
14:52
- Constant
wars between Israel
and Philistia

1
Samuel
chapter 15
15:1-2 - Judgement
against Amalek

15:3 - An especially
severe
act
of
judgement
15:4 - Sauls
army
15:5-6
nomads

vast

- Desert

15:7-9 - The defeat


of Amalek
15:10-15 - God tells
Samuel that Saul
has not obeyed God
15:16-21
- Saul
protests
against
Gods message
15:22 - Why Saul
did not obey God
15:23 - The result
of Sauls decision
not to obey God
15:24-26
does not
people
repentance

- God
forgive
without

15:27-28
- Saul
holds
on
to
Samuels clothes
15:29 - Does
repent?

God

15:30-31 - Why did


Samuel change his
mind?

15:32-33 - Samuel
kills King Agag
15:34-35 - Samuel
separates from Saul

1
Samuel
chapter 16
16:1
- God
tells
Samuel to anoint a
new king
16:2-3
- Samuels
sacrifice
in
Bethlehem
16:4
- Ancient
Bethlehem
16:5 - Consecrate
yourselves
16:6-10 - God sees
what people cannot
see
16:11
- Jesses
youngest son
16:12 - The boy
whom God chose to
be king
16:13
- The
anointing of David
16:14 - Sauls evil
spirit
16:15-18
harp

- Davids

16:19-22
- David
works for Saul

1
Samuel
chapter 17
17:1-3 - A battle in
the valley of Elah
17:4-7 - Goliath and
the giant people of
Canaan
17:8-11
- Goliath
insults Israels army
17:12-20
arrives at
camp

- David
Israels

17:21-24 - Goliaths
behaviour
astonishes David
17:25-27
- David
gives
hope
to
Israels soldiers
17:28-30 - Davids
brother
is
angry
with him
17:31-32
- David
offers
to
fight
Goliath
17:33
Sauls
enemy

- Goliath:
personal

17:34-36
- David
had killed the lion
and the bear
17:37 - How a weak
person can defeat a
strong enemy

17:38-39
- David
refuses armour
17:40
- Goliaths
weapons
and
Davids weapons
17:41-44 - Goliath
insults David
17:45-46 - Davids
reply to Goliath
17:47
- Everyone
present would know
that God saves
17:48-50
- David
fights Goliath
17:51-54
- The
head of Goliath
17:55-58
- Saul
asks the name of
Davids father

1
Samuel
chapter 18
18:1-2 - Jonathans
love for David
18:3-4 - Jonathans
gift to David
18:5
wisdom

- Davids

18:6-9 - The song


about
Davids
success
18:10-11
- Saul
tries to kill David

18:12-16
commands
soldiers

- David
1000

18:17-19
- Saul
offers for David to
marry Merab
18:20
- Michals
love for David
18:21-25
- Sauls
plan
to
cause
Davids death
18:26-27
- How
David paid for his
first wife
18:28-30
- Sauls
fear
of
David
becomes worse

1
Samuel
chapter 19
19:1-3
- Jonathan
warns David about
Saul
19:4-6
- Jonathan
persuades Saul
19:7-8 - The last
period when David
worked for Saul
19:9-11 - Saul tries
to kill David again
19:12-14
- Michal
saves Davids life

19:15-17 - Michals
lies
and
Sauls
cruelty
19:18 - David goes
to Samuel
19:19-21
- Sauls
men prophesy
19:22-24
prophesies

- Saul

1
Samuel
chapter 20
20:1-4
- Sauls
secret plan to kill
David
20:5-7 - A test to
establish
Sauls
attitude
towards
David
20:8-11 - David and
Jonathan
remain
loyal
20:12-13 - Jonathan
explains
his
covenant with David
20:14-17 - Jonathan
taught David how to
rule as king
20:18-23
- Jonathans secret
message to David
20:24-25
importance

- The
of the

meals at the new


moon
20:26 - What made
a person unclean?
20:27-29 - Jonathan
tests whether Saul
is plotting against
David
20:30-31
anger
Jonathan

- Sauls
against

20:32-34
- Saul
tries to kill Jonathan
20:35-39 - Jonathan
tells David to escape
20:40-41
and
separate

- David
Jonathan

20:42
- Jonathan
reminds
David
about their covenant

1
Samuel
chapter 21
21:1
- Ahimelech,
the chief priest
21:2
- Davids
untrue
words
to
Abimelech
21:3-4
bread

- Sacred

21:5-6 - The proper


use of something
holy

21:7 - Doeg
Edom

from

21:8-9 - The sword


of Goliath
21:10
- Gath
Philistia

in

21:11-15
- David
pretends that his
mind is ill

1
Samuel
chapter 22
22:1-2 - The cave of
Adullam
22:3-4
- Davids
parents in Moab
22:5 - The prophet
Gad
22:6-8
speech

- Sauls

22:9-10 - Doeg tells


Saul how Ahimelech
helped David
22:11-15
- Saul
accuses the chief
priest
22:16 - Saul orders
the death of the
chief priest
22:17 - Saul orders
the deaths of the
priests from Nob

22:18-19
- Doeg
kills the priests
22:20-23 - Abiathar
escapes to David

1
Samuel
chapter 23
23:1-2
- David
inquires
of
God
about Keilah
23:3-6 - God tells
David
to
defend
Keilah
23:7-8 - Saul tries
to attack David at
Keilah
23:9-13
- Davids
experience at Keilah
23:14 - Life in the
deserts of Israel
23:15 - David
Horesh

at

23:16-17
- Jonathans
last
meeting with David
23:18 - Jonathans
third covenant with
David
23:19-20
- The
Ziphites
offer
to
hand David over to
Saul

23:21-25
- Saul
tries to bless the
Ziphites
23:26-29 - How God
saved David from
Saul at Maon

1
Samuel
chapter 24
24:1-2 - David at En
Gedi
24:3-4 - Saul enters
the
cave
where
David is hiding
24:5-7 - David cuts
off part of Sauls
coat
24:8-15
- David
appeals to Saul as
his judge
24:16-19
- Saul
makes a judgement
between himself and
David
24:20-22
- Saul
declares that David
will be Israels next
king

1
Samuel
chapter 25
25:1
funeral

- Samuels

25:2-3
Maon

- Nabal

in

25:4-8
- Customs
for the payment of
guards
25:9-13
- Nabal
refuses
to
pay
Davids men
25:14-17 - Nabals
servant appeals to
Abigail
25:18-22
- Abigail
goes to meet David
25:23-27
- Abigail
urges David not to
attack Nabal
25:28-31 - Abigail,
a holy woman
25:32-35
- David
confesses his wrong
plans
25:36-39
- The
death of Nabal
25:40-44
becomes
wife

- Abigail
Davids

1
Samuel
chapter 26
26:1-4
- The
Ziphites again cause
trouble for David
26:5 - David goes to
see Sauls camp

26:6 - Abishai and


Ahimelech
the
Hittite
26:7-9
- Contrast
between
the
attitudes of Abishai
and David
26:10-12
- Why
David
would
not
punish Saul
26:13-16
- David
calls to Abner
26:17
- Sauls
change of attitude
26:18-20 - Davids
second appeal to
Saul
26:21 - Saul urges
David to return to
him
26:22-24
- It
is
better to please God
than to achieve your
ambitions
26:25 - Saul blesses
David

1
Samuel
chapter 27
27:1-4 - David goes
to live in Philistia
27:5-7
Ziklag

- David

in

27:8
- David
organises
attacks
against robbers
27:9
robbers

- Desert

27:10-12 - Davids
plan to help the
people in southern
Israel

1
Samuel
chapter 28
28:1-2
- Achish
orders David to join
Philistias army
28:3 - Saul forces
everyone who uses
witchcraft to leave
Israel
28:4-5
- Philistias
plan for Sauls last
battle
28:6
- How
God
gave messages to
Israels kings
28:7 - Saul chooses
to use witchcraft
28:8-10
- Saul
urges a woman to
contact a spirit for
her
28:11-12 - An evil
spirit takes control
of the woman

28:13-14
strange
appears

-A
spirit

28:15 - The
says
and
wrong things

spirit
does

28:16-19
- The
spirit declares that
Sauls fears were
right
28:20-25
last meal

- Sauls

1
Samuel
chapter 29
29:1-3
- Davids
men arrive at the
camp of Philistias
army
29:4-5
- Philistias
rulers tell Achish to
send David home
29:6-9
- Achishs
opinion of David
29:10-11
- David
and his men return
to Ziklag

1
Samuel
chapter 30
30:1
Amalekites
Ziklag

- The
attack

30:2
- The
Amalekites
take
away the wives and
children of Davids
men
30:3-6 - David finds
strength in God
30:7-8 - God tells
David to attack the
robbers
30:9-10 - 200 of
Davids men stop at
Besor
30:11-12 - Davids
men rescue a dying
slave
30:13-15
- David
asks the slave about
the robbers
30:16-19 - Davids
battle against the
robbers
30:20 - How David
began to rule as
king
30:21-22 - Greedy
and selfish attitudes
among Davids men
30:23 - Why David
urged his men to be
generous
30:24-25 - All must
share alike

30:26-31
- David
sends
gifts
to
Judahs leaders

1
Samuel
chapter 31
31:1 - Israel suffers
a terrible defeat
31:2 - The death of
Jonathan
31:3
- Philistias
soldiers attack Saul
31:4 - Saul wants to
die
31:5
died

- How

Saul

31:6-7 - The results


of the battle
31:8
- Philistias
soldiers find Sauls
body
31:9-10 - Philistias
army show their
disgust for Saul
31:11-13
- The
inhabitants
of
Jabesh rescue Sauls
body

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