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1 Samuel

Below you can find a list of past sermons on the topic of 1 Samuel.s

Finishing Well

1 Samuel 31 

Main Point: We need to tutor our hearts to listen to God’s voice to finish well.

  1. A Tragic Death

A. The Philistines defeated Israel and killed Saul’s sons (vv1-3)

B. Saul takes his own life (vv4-6)

C. Shame and Dishonour (vv9-10)



  1. A Good Start does not Guarantee a Good Finish.


  1. The Need for Self-Control and Self-Discipline (1 Corinthians 9:24-27)
  • Keeping to the Disciplines (worship, reading the word, meeting for fellowship, accountability)


  1. Listen to God’s Voice
  • The need for discernment over information and ideas on Cyberspace.
  • Reclaim the habit of reading good Christian books.



* Are you practising complete obedience before the Lord, or is there some area of life in which you are wilfully holding out?

* Consider developing a regular habit of reading good Christian books.


Who You Gonna Call?

1 Samuel 28:5-20     1) When God does not answer   2) Who do we turn to for help?   3) How does turning to God look like?   Reflection question Just as Saul was not able to hear from God because of his disobedience, Is there an area of disobedience that God might be prompting you… Continue Reading

Walking by Faith, not by Sight

1 Samuel 17   Introduction:  Facing Your Giants?   Contrast in Perspectives By faith, David sees the true nature of the conflict. By faith, David sees the true source and means of victory.   Seeing the way God sees Walking in the Spirit Walking by Experiential Knowledge of/Faith in God   Conclusion Reflection What are… Continue Reading

Your Heart Matters to God

1 Samuel 16:1-13   Main Idea: The Word of God determines the condition of our hearts. We are attracted by external qualities. God is concerned with the internal qualities. The Word of God directs our hearts. Reflection: 1. What external qualities (e.g., grades, achievements, etc) are you more concerned with than the condition of your… Continue Reading

Ordinary to Extraordinary

1 Samuel 9:1-17; 10:1   Main Point: God uses the ordinary affairs of life to bring forth His extraordinary purpose in our lives. God uses the ordinary for extraordinary purposes. Saul – good looking but with an unimpressive background A mundane job God may use obstructions and delays to direct us to His will. God… Continue Reading

Rejecting God as King

1 Samuel 8     When our Children Reject God as King     When we Reject God as King     When God Gives us a King Reflection Questions Just as others considered the walk of Samuel’s two sons. How will you fare if others were to consider your walk today? Will they say… Continue Reading

The Lord Calls, The Servant Listens

1 Samuel 3:1-10 10 And the Lord came and stood, calling as at other times, “Samuel! Samuel!” And Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant hears.” Main idea: We need to know God to recognise His voice; we need to listen to God to hear His call. Introduction The Lord Calls The Servant Listens Reflection – Has… Continue Reading

Hannah’s Song

1 Samuel 2:1-10 Main point: God cares and is in sovereign control of our lives. 1. Who is God? a. God is my Dignity, Strength and Salvation (v1) b. God is my Rock (v2b) c. God is a Life giver (v6) d. God can turn my life around (vv5;7-8a) e. God is my Creator and… Continue Reading