Sunday, May 31, 2015

What You See Is What We Get

1 Samuel 9.21
Saul answered, "But I'm only a Benjaminite, from the smallest of Israel's tribes, and from the most insignificant clan in the tribe at that. Why are you talking to me like this?"

Saturday, May 30, 2015

At This Moment

1 Samuel 9.20
And by the way, your lost donkeys - the ones you've been hunting for the last three days - have been found, so don't worry about them. At this moment, Israel's future is in your hands.

Friday, May 29, 2015

I Got It

1 Samuel 9.16
This time tomorrow, I'm sending a man from the land of Benjamin to meet you.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Go The Distance

1 Samuel 9.10
Good, said Saul, "let's go." And they set off for the town where the holy man lived.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Happen To Have

1 Samuel 9.8
The servant spoke up, "Look, I just happen to have this silver coin! I'll give it to the holy man and he'll tell us how to proceed!"

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

What Do I Have To Give

1 Samuel 9.7
If we go, what do we have to give him?

Monday, May 25, 2015

In Town

1 Samuel 9.6
Not so fast. There's a holy man in this town. He carries a lot of weight around here. What he says is always right on the mark.

Sunday, May 24, 2015


1 Samuel 8.21
Samuel took in what they said and rehearsed it with God.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Like You

1 Samuel 8.20
Then we'll be just like all the other nations.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Rule of You

1 Samuel 8.9
So let them have their own way. But warn them of what they're in for.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

All About You

1 Samuel 8.7
They are not rejecting you. They've rejected me

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

You First

1 Samuel 8.6
How awful! Samuel prayed to God.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

For Themselves

1 Samuel 8.3
they were out for what they could get for themselves, taking bribes, corrupting justice.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Where You Are

1 Samuel 7.17
But always he would return to Ramah, where he lived, and preside from there. That is where he built an altar to God.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

All Around

1 Samuel 7.16
Every year he went on a circuit from Bethel to Gilgal to Mizpah. He gave leadership to Israel in each of these places.

Saturday, May 16, 2015


1 Samuel 7.15
Samuel gave solid leadership to Israel his entire life.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Rest In Peace

1 Samuel 7.14
And there was peace between Israel and the Amorites.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

And Then Some...

1 Samuel 7.14
Israel also freed the surrounding countryside from Philistine control.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

All Means All

1 Samuel 7.14
All the cities from Ekron to Gath that the Philistines had taken from Israel were restored.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Lesson Learned

1 Samuel 7.13
The Philistines learned their lesson and stayed home - no more border crossings.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Mark It

1 Samuel 7.12
Samuel took a single rock and set it upright between Mizpah and Shen. He named it "Ebenezer" (Rock of Help), saying, "This marks the place where God helped us."

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Clean House

1 Samuel 7.3
If you are truly serious about coming back to God, clean house.

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Run To You

1 Samuel 6.13
They looked up and saw the Chest. Jubilant, they ran to meet it.

Friday, May 08, 2015

Can't Touch This

1 Samuel 5.7
We can't handle this, and neither can our god Dagon.

Thursday, May 07, 2015


1 Samuel 5.3
Next morning when the citizens of Ashdod got up, they were shocked to find Dagon toppled from his place, flat on his face before the Chest of God.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

In Your Presence

1 Samuel 4.22
saying, "Glory is exiled from Israel since the Chest of God was taken."

Tuesday, May 05, 2015


1 Samuel 4.5
When the Chest of the Covenant of God was brought into camp, everyone gave a huge cheer. The shouts were like thunderclaps shaking the very ground.

Monday, May 04, 2015


1 Samuel 4.1
Whatever Samuel said was broadcast all through Israel.

Sunday, May 03, 2015


1 Samuel 3.21
God continued to show up at Shiloh, revealed through his word to Samuel at Shiloh.

Saturday, May 02, 2015

The Real Thing

1 Samuel 3.20
Everyone in Israel, from Dan in the north to Beersheba in the south, recognized that Samuel was the real thing - a true prophet of God.

Friday, May 01, 2015

With Him

1 Samuel 3.19
Samuel grew up. God was with him, and Samuel's prophetic record was flawless.