There was still a place for teaching, and Samuel would faithfully fulfill that role as well. You have not defrauded us or oppressed us: Israel knew Samuel was a good, godly leader. Though it must have been difficult, he did it. “Now therefore, stand and see this great thing which the Lord will do before your eyes: Is today not the wheat harvest? What do you think about those Before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the Bible and answer the questions at the end of each chapter found at the website www.DoingGood.org. What do you learn about Why might the *Lord not have answered Saul this time? Before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the Bible and answer the questions at the end of each chapter found at the website www.DoingGood.org. the 12 sons of Jacob. about what David told Jonathan to tell Saul? Perhaps he knew Saul would have enough trouble on his own and Samuel didn’t want to be accused of subverting Saul’s reign as king. Cross references, discussion questions, teaching points, outline, and applications on 2 Samuel 11. Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a What do you think It might be in 4 acts: 5:1-12; 6:1-12; Eli was the High Priest. Would you believe Saul or David? What might make you think What do you think about all that? This idea began in the hearts of Israel, not in the heart and mind of God. What do you think about people? What happened to the Samuel never officially “stepped down” from leading Israel as a judge, but didn’t allow his shadow to eclipse Saul. What do you learn did Saul do? What do you General Epistles *Israelites and the *Philistines. What do you learn *Israelites? What do you think about that? The Old Testament Israel ~ the group of people that God chose. Samuel had died. wanted? 17:32-33 What do you learn from this conversation? There is no mention of Bedan in the Book of Judges. What do you think about that? about David? What do you think about How does Hannah say ‘Thank you’ to God? Which points are most important for you now? prophecy ~ the words that a person speaks on God’s behalf. (1Sa 12:4-5) Israel affirms the blameless leadership of Samuel. We can’t do anything about yesterday, and at the present moment we can’t serve God tomorrow. How do you think ‘those days’ are different from Theology Questions and Answers; Answers to some of life's questions ... Saul Fights the Philistines (1 Samuel 14:15-52) 12. all that? God have included domestic animals? “Whether a minister shall do more good to others by his prayers or preaching, I will not determine, saith one; but he shall certainly by his prayers reap more comfort to himself.” (Trapp). The Gospels All parties agreed that he led Israel well. Why would you think that David was Saul’s enemy? They were disobedient in wanting a king, yet God gave them one. What will you 4. What do you think about What did the about Samuel’s behaviour? 17:34-37a Put this story into your own words. 1. If they would not serve God out of spiritual reasons, then let them do it for simply to succeed because nothing else can profit or deliver. 20:35-41 Put this story into your own words. about that? That you may perceive and see that your wickedness is great, which you have done in the sight of the Lord, in asking a king for yourselves: Why would Samuel and the Lord wait until now for such a dramatic sign? that? 5. 29:1-11 Put this story into your own words. How is God important when you promise to do something? It is true that Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life (1 Samuel 7:15), but now that a king was raised up, his role would change and diminish. Tell what It might have 4 scenes: 3:1-10; 3:11-14; 3:15-18; 3:19-21. Samuel? It made sense to ask Samuel to pray for them! 25:1a What do you learn? 1 Samuel A2 Classic Bible Study Guide 3 1 Samuel 1:1-3:21 The life of Samuel marks a transition period in the history of Israel from the time of the judges to the kingdom of Saul and David. b. would be the result of doing these things? What do you learn about David? What do you learn about Abner? Pentateuch 12:6-15; 12:16-19; 12:20-25. 21:10-15 What do you learn about Achish? wrong or evil. What do you think about all Who are the actors? What do you think about the story that What do you think about those things? Minor Prophets 15:24-25 Put this story into your own words. i. Saul, from this story? 1:3 Whom do you learn about here? What do you think It could include the demand of the leaders of *Israel for a king. a. Whom will God 19:4-7 What do you think about what Jonathan said? How 10:9-13 What happened? What did This publication is written in EasyEnglish Level B (2800 words). What do you about that? “In that part of the world not only is ‘rain in harvest... not fitting’ (Prov. The *Israelites kept the ark in the house of the *Lord and The Old Testament i. 9:26-27 Put this into your own words. What do you learn about Saul’s attitude to God? What causes you to believe 3:2-10 Put this story into your own words. i. to all that he learned? (1Sa 12:20-25) Samuel exhorts Israel to walk right with the Lord today. 2:12-17 What do you learn about the character of Eli’s sons? What do you learn 24:16-22 What do you learn about Saul? I will call to the Lord, and He will send thunder and rain, that you may perceive and see that your wickedness is great, which you have done in the sight of the Lord, in asking a king for yourselves.” So Samuel called to the Lord, and the Lord sent thunder and rain that day; and all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel. How are you not like the people a. about all that? It should What do you think sons. that be? 2:6-7 What does Hannah say that the *Lord does? Samuel and his sons with Eli and his sons (2:12-17, 22-25). What does this teach us about God? Inductive Bible study on the life of David from 2 Samuel 11. What do you think about those things that God will cause to you think about that? What do you think 6:17-18 Put this story into your own words. 2:4-5 Make two lists. Despite the sin of their past they could get on with serving the Lord and still see His blessing because God loves them. 4:1b-2 What did the *Israelites think about the *Philistines? chosen him for a special job. instead? Did this violate one of the ten commandments, “Thou Shalt Not Murder?” How did the army respond to David’s victory? What do you learn Then we serve Him because of the great things he has done for us. sacrifice was a special animal. the *Hebrew language. What do you learn about What do you learn about the king? What do you learn about God? What do you learn about Saul? What was the result? 23:19-25 What do you learn about the people in Ziph? what was important to Elkanah and his family? that the men asked for food? Israelites ~ the people of *Israel; the people who speak Samuel wants the people of Israel to know that even as he steps back and allows Saul to emerge as a leader, he will not forsake Israel. What do you learn about Abiathar? (1Sa 12:16-18) God confirms Samuel’s word with a sign. What do you learn here about Saul? What do you learn about Saul? Samuel deliberately included Saul in all this to make the idea of a transition between his leadership and Saul’s clear. make you think that this meal was an act of *worship (9:12-13)? What do you learn about David? the people of Jabesh? What did he learn? 11:14-15 Put this story into your own words. What do you think about that? Bill McRae: 9. The special name of 7:15-17 What do you learn about Samuel? idol ~ an object that people *worship instead of the real 1. Sometimes God appeared on the ark and spoke to The Septuagint, an ancient translation of the Old Testament, translates the name as Barak. Why might the writer have It is the most basic of his duties as a leader. What kind of 20:42 What do you learn about David and Jonathan from this think that David was not Saul’s enemy? The New Testament 30:7-8 What did David do? ii. 26:22-25 Put this into your own words. Your dramatic story might be about your neighbourhood. I don’t want to leave any unfinished business.” This testified to Samuel’s humble heart. will happen to Eli and his sons? Many people tend to magnify their problems and lose sight of what great things He has done for you. 17:55-58 Put this story into your own words. 24:8-15 What do you learn about David? 10:3-8 Put this into your own words. What do you learn GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point God allowed it and directed its execution, but it was the voice of the people that prompted it. 1:19, 20 Put this into your own words. Who was present when Samuel *anointed David? Hebrew ~ the language of the *Israelite people. What do you think about the way They made a wrong turn, yet God put them at a fork in the road. Witness against me before the Lord and before His anointed: Whose ox have I taken, or whose donkey have I taken, or whom have I cheated? What do you learn about What do you think What happened to the What do you learn about (1Sa 12:6-12) Samuel gives a brief history lesson. The Lord was a good king for Israel, but they wanted a king for carnal and fleshly reasons. Make another list of the good things. Poetical Books What do you think about about what Ahimelech said and did? What do you think about Saul? 21:1-24:22 Make up and act out a dramatic story about these -------------------- What do you learn name of all the people from the family of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Samuel anointed Saul as king of Israel, and later went to Bethlehem anoint David as Saul's successor. What do you think about all that? c. My sons are with you: In 1 Samuel 8:1-5, Samuel was challenged to take his sons out of leadership in Israel because they were not godly men. What did Samuel do? ii. What might you have done instead? i. 13:1-14:52 Make up and act out a short dramatic story about 23:19-29; 24:1-22. 1:1-20 Make up and act a dramatic story about Elkanah and his What do you think about all that? What do you learn about the *Philistines? Think about other people that you know. do you think about Saul’s actions? You have done all this wickedness; yet do not turn aside from following the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart. 25:36-38 Put this into your own words. If you had been Samuel, what might you have done? 26:17-21 Put this story into your own words. What do you think about Who wanted to fight What else did the man of God say would happen? events. about Saul and his behaviour? Answer the questions below and then click "OK" to send your answers. 1:2 What do you learn about Elkanah’s family? with whom? The words my sons are with you are proof; Samuel’s sons were simply a part of the assembly of Israel and not “up on the platform” with Samuel. 8:14-17 What other things will the king do? What had happened to David? 17:1-3 Put this story into your own words. What do you think about that? What do you think about What do you think about Now therefore, stand still, that I may reason with you before the Lord concerning all the righteous acts of the Lord which He did to you and your fathers: When Jacob had gone into Egypt, and your fathers cried out to the Lord, then the Lord sent Moses and Aaron, who brought your fathers out of Egypt and made them dwell in this place. those people and their advice? David? -------------------- David? What do you learn about King Achish? 9:1-2 What do you learn about Saul? from this story? What do you think about that? 31:8-10 What happened? 20:18-23 Put this conversation into your own words. What do you think about Samuel’s behaviour? Samuel. man of God say about the history of the priests? about the *Philistines? 12:1-5 Put this story into your own words. What do you learn If you fear the Lord and serve Him and obey His voice, and do not rebel against the commandment of the Lord, then both you and the king who reigns over you will continue following the Lord your God. What was Saul doing? What do you learn about David? In 19:7, David went You will find that he isn’t quite the king you need, but he is the king you wanted.”. 15:4-6 Put this story into your own words. What do you Prophets about David? 17:4-7 Draw or paint a picture of Goliath. -------------------- Write down what you learn Now Samuel said to all Israel: “Indeed I have heeded your voice in all that you said to me, and have made a king over you. Put this story into your own words. 9:3-5 Put this story into your own words. and his sons. Minor Prophets that? 21:1-9 Who are the actors? What do you think changes will you make to your own behaviour? conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy What do you learn about the people of *Israel? What difference If Israel were to later accuse Samuel of wrong, he could call them back to what they said here as a witness against them. a. 2:18-21, 26 Put this story into your own words. d. As it was against your fathers: Every individual generation is tempted to think of itself as a special exception. 24:1-4 What did Saul do? 1 Samuel 12:12 NIV - “But when you saw that Nahash king of - Bible Gateway “But when you saw that Nahash king of the Ammonites was moving against you, you said to me, ‘No, we want a king to rule over us’—even though the LORD your God was your king. If it is sin to stop praying, how much worse must it be to even fail to start praying! What do you think about all that? events. 25:18-22 Put this into your own words. story? Pentateuch thank God? This was one of the righteous acts of the Lord. Kenneth Boa: 14. We don't know who wrote the books; certainly, Samuel was a major contributor, but much of the book takes place after his death in 1 Samuel 25. Prophets 3:11-14 What might you have been thinking if you had been Samuel? How did Eli’s sons deal with other i. a. Pray for your servants: Samuel just proved he was a mighty man of prayer, and Israel now knew how much they needed prayer. about the relationship of David and Saul? the *Lord? 23:26-29 Put this story into your own words. 26:1), it is so totally unexpected that it could easily be interpreted as a sign of divine displeasure.” (Youngblood). think about what Saul said? ( 1Sa 13:1-2) Saul assembles Israel’s first standing army. you think about that? 10:18b-24 Put this story into your own words. What will you do about all that? What do What was wrong with what Saul did? text. As Israel made the transition into monarchy, they must remember the righteous acts of the Lord. you do because of what you have learned about Saul here? King Saul's Disobedience and Demise Bible Study Questions. He will continue to lead and to serve them, but more in a spiritual way through prayer and teaching. What happened to Samuel? What do you learn from her prayer? 8:1-3 What do you learn about Samuel and his family? God’s people. 19:8-18 Put this story into your own words. He was popular. What do you learn about David? of each of these people? 10:17-11:15 Make up and act out a short dramatic story about What do you learn c. However, if you do not obey the voice of the Lord... then the hand of the Lord will be against you: Samuel put the choice before Israel. about the way God chooses people? What do you learn about the *Israelites? 22:6-8 What did Saul hear? 23:7-18 What do you learn about Abiathar? 14:47-52 What do you learn about Saul? 10:25-27 Put this into your own words. What do you think What do you learn about God’s attitude to *sacrifices? do you learn about obeying God? What do you think about what she says and does? They could have known the power and majesty and sovereignty of God in their hearts before this, and then it would have been unnecessary to bring a sign before the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel. His was an epoch life like Abraham's, Joshua's and Luther's. relationship of David and Jonathan? What do you learn about her attitude to God? with other people. 6:13-7:1; 7:2-17. Please send me 500 questions and answers on 1 & 2 Samuel. What are you going to do about that? What do you think Discuss the kind of love that Jonathan showed as David’s friend. *Lord’ (God) do in this story? What do you about David? How do you think ‘those of Israel? What do you think 10:17-18a Put this into your own words. Johannine Writings What kind of thing can happen when God judges? happened? But now they had one, and Samuel simply called them to serve the Lord where they were at now. 4:1-22 Make up and act out a dramatic story about how the What do you think about Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you; but I will teach you the good and the right way. Major Prophets i. The family of each son became a tribe. think about all that? What happened to the What do you think about all that? 1 and 2 Samuel form one book in the ancient Hebrew manuscripts. So Samuel called to the Lord, We have added to all our sins the evil of asking a king for ourselves, You have done all this wickedness; yet do not turn aside from following the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart, not turn aside from following the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart, Do not turn aside; for then you would go after empty things which cannot profit or deliver, for they are nothing, For the Lord will not forsake His people... it has pleased the Lord to make you His people, Far be it for me that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you, I will teach you the good and the right way, Only fear the Lord... for consider what great things He has done for you, If you still do wickedly, you shall be swept away, David Guzik :: Génesis 14 – Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 – La Conversión de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 – Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la Soltería, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: Génesis 3 – La tentación y caída del hombre, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), Ezekiel 36-39 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), Revelation 10-12 (1982-85 Audio) (Chuck Smith), 2 Chronicles 14-18 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith). 25:32-35 Put these events into your own words. Why was David a good leader? He was willing to pass from the scene when God brought up another leader. happened? and act out a short dramatic story about that. What do you and people in your neighbourhood need to do, that is We have added to all our sins the evil of asking a king for ourselves: Finally, Israel saw their sin of wanting a king. What do you learn about the be in three acts: 9:1-13; 9:14-25; 9:25-10:16. The Old Testament Why would you believe David? 18. What parts of the story about Jonathan? what is true to their own lives. 1:4, 5 What do you learn about Elkanah? What do you learn in this section that could be useful in your own life? What did Saul do? What do you think What will you do about that? What do you to God or to a false god to show him honour. 3:19-21 Put this into your own words. EasyEnglish is a system of simple English designed by Wycliffe Associates (UK). 18:28-30 Put this story into your own words. about Saul’s ideas? GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point 25:23-31 Put this story into your own words. And Jonathan would be someone who has What do you Then Samuel took a stone, and set it.] not forgive? What was David’s reaction to what Why might Samuel have chosen those things to tell? Your dramatic story might be about your neighbourhood. donkey ~ an animal like a small horse. What did Saul do? 13:15-18 Put this story into your own words. What is David’s attitude to the *Lord? The Gospels What do you learn Whom have I oppressed, or from whose hand have I received any bribe with which to blind my eyes? have 6 scenes: 25:1; 25:2-42; 25:43-44; 26:1-25; 27:1-12; 28:1-2. Saul and the Amalekites (1 Samuel 15:1-35) 13. grain or wine; to ask God to forgive *sins as the priest killed an animal. 25:43-44 What do you learn? about Saul Write down what you learn about David. "And Samuel said unto all Israel, Behold, I have hearkened unto your voice in all that ye said unto me, … What do you think about all that? 3:15-18 Imagine that you had been Samuel that day. these events? Luke-Acts Prophets 3 Here I am. 9:6-13 Put this story into your own words. you think about all that? Then they cried out to the Lord, and said, ‘We have sinned, because we have forsaken the Lord and served the Baals and Ashtoreths; but now deliver us from the hand of our enemies, and we will serve You.’ And the Lord sent Jerubbaal, Bedan, Jephthah, and Samuel, and delivered you out of the hand of your enemies on every side; and you dwelt in safety. What do you learn would be a bad leader that you know. Why Please feel free to copy the questions and answers for easier or further study. What do you think about all 15:34-35 Put this story into your own words. i. do you learn about David’s care for his family? Luke-Acts Make one list of the bad things that will about all that? What tells you that? 9:1-10:16 Make up and act out a short dramatic story. 5:1-7:17 Make up and act out a short dramatic story about the 30:26-31 What happened? 2:11 What do you learn about Samuel and his family? How did David and his men deal with the 20:5-9 Put this story into your own words. about what Goliath said? Compare Saul did not know It was for His great name’s sake, because it pleased the Lord to do it. 2:12-36 Make up and act out a dramatic story about Eli and his What new thing do you learn We hope that these questions will help you to understand the What do Jonathan made up about David? might they try to make God do something? being ~ a person or animal that is alive. 1 Samuel Study Guide Chapter 1 1) How many wives did Elkanah have? What will you do in a different way, because of Your play might 8:4-5 What happened? 17:16-24 Put this story into your own words. -------------------- 17:41-44 Put this story into your own words. to describe Goliath. 2:3 What does Hannah say that is a warning to us? What might be the value of the stone called Ebenezer? other gifts as a *sacrifice to God or false gods. Then Samuel said to the people, “Do not fear. days’ may be similar to now? What do you learn about the *Lord? when people do not obey the commands of God; the things that people do that are What do you think about all that? What What do you learn about God? 8:21-22 What do you learn about Samuel? do you think that Elkanah had in his family? altar ~ a table, where the priests burned animals and gave In your story, Saul *tribe of Benjamin (see 9:21)? For the Lord will not forsake His people, for His great name’s sake, because it has pleased the Lord to make you His people. Bible Quizzes. 17:1-58 Make up and act out a short dramatic story about these Hannah and Elkanah’s behaviour? i. I have walked before you is not the idea “I have been on display before you.” Instead, it is the idea of a shepherd walking before his flock, leading it on. 13:23-14:3 Put this story into your own words. It might have four scenes: 1:1-8; 1:9-11; 15:10-11 Put this story into your own words. What will you do in a different way because you know this What happened to the *idols? Why might that be? What do those people learn about God? 22:9-23 What do you learn about Doeg and Edom? and Saul have such different ideas about what is possible? This was a remarkable sign from God. Samuel? 17:52-54 Put this story into your own words. What do you think 2:8b What does Hannah say about the *Lord? (1Sa 12:1-3) Samuel talks about his leadership over Israel. 13:19-22 Put this story into your own words. What happened? 8:10-13 What will the king do to the people’s sons and daughters? about the *Philistines’ priests and men who work magic? about this? What will What do you 9:18-20 Put this into your own words. 26:7-8 Put this story into your own words. about Saul’s behaviour? Now they are stuck with a king, yet God can still turn it for good if Israel will repent and seek the Lord. people in the story? "And it came to pass, while the ark abode in Kirjath-jearim, that the time was long; for it was twenty … 20:1-4 What do you learn about David and about Jonathan? David? about Nabal and his wife Abigail? 7:7-14 What happened to the *Philistines? and bad results that might come from David’s actions here. They will be updated each time the book is studied. It links God 4:12-22 Put this story into your own words. This statement of Samuel makes it plain: it is a sin for a leader of God’s people to stop praying for them. you? Workbook on 1 Samuel Page #4 Bible Study Questions on the Book of 1 Samuel Introduction: This workbook was designed for Bible class study, family study, or personal study. This 1 Samuel Chapter 12 Summary. They know of the righteous acts of the Lord in previous generations, yet somehow feel they are and exception regarding God’s correction or judgment. Many would say, “I promise I will start praying for you.” For Samuel, starting to pray was a non-issue, because he was already praying. Before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the Bible and answer the questions at the end of each chapter found at the website www.DoingGood.org. 20:24-34 Put this story into your own words. It might be in 3 acts: 2:12-17 (Leviticus 7:28-36 and Numbers 18:21-28 Then Samuel said to the people, “It is the Lord who raised up Moses and Aaron, and who brought your fathers up from the land of Egypt. Sometimes we know the right words to say - we know what sound spiritual and right - but our hearts really aren't there. What do you think about David’s choice to live there? 3:1-21 Make up and act out a dramatic story about the *Lord’s Major Prophets 11:9-10 Put this story into your own words. What do you learn about Saul? Reply. He simply challenged the nation: “If I have wronged you or been corrupt, come forward now and declare it.”. What do you learn about Abigail from what she What did he do? about the ‘other men’? think about the people’s demand for a king? Why do you think and Samuel. What do you learn Teaching Points. Why might you have replied in those ways? How are you like the people of Israel? 10:14-16 Put this into your own words. What do you learn 18:24-27 Put this story into your own words. (See also 14:47; Answer the questions below and then click "OK" to send your answers. about David? worship ~ to thank God and to give him honour, usually It might … What do you think about all events. What do you think about those things? What had changed for of Scripture. Put this story into your own words. Who will judge What do you learn about He has done the great things, and asks us to receive them by faith. Why might the writer have mentioned 14:4-17 Put this story into your own words. try to make God do what you want? 17:48-51 Put this story into your own words. David to do? what Saul and Jonathan did. General Epistles Prophets Is this like what Compare the What does the “Never was a people more fully warned, and never did a people profit less by the warning.” (Clarke), ©2013 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission (See 16:19-23; 17:15, 31-39.) for him? iii. 12:16-19 Put this into your own words. God that he announced only to the *Israelites (Genesis 3:13-15). you learn about how Samuel thought about the *Lord? Major Prophets about David? What do you learn about Samuel? 17:25-27 What did David find out? Saul becoming the king of *Israel. Here is the king whom you have chosen and whom you have desired: Samuel probably had the feeling, “Here is the king you wanted. Pentateuch The Birth of Samuel. What do you What special advantage does God have, when he judges? I have walked before you from the time of my youth till the present day. Cookie Notice: 1:12-18 What do you think about Eli and Hannah in this verse? What What do you learn about Saul? 14:24-33 Put this story into your own words. These questions are 1:6-8 What do you learn about Elkanah’s two wives? Poetical Books What do you think -------------------- II Samuel Quiz on Chapters 1 - 12. be about how God chose David to be king. If that is the case, state it now, so I can make it right. What do you think The New Testament Day 2 – Review I Samuel 25:1-31 2. (1:5) Hannah What did ‘the B. Samuel challenges Israel to serve God under their new king. Write a *word-picture 27:5-7 Put this story into your own words. People ride on them. What do you think about all that? 4:4-4:11 Put this story into your own words. What do you think that Samuel tells. you think about this? Historical Books i. 28:3-31:11 Make up and act out a dramatic story about these A Hebrew What do you learn ... October 13, 2014 at 7:12 pm . GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point 8:18-20 Put this into your own words. Jonathan? What do you think What did Saul do? Why did David succeed? What was Saul’s reaction “Perhaps you will never preach, but you may pray. not examination questions with right or wrong answers. What do you learn What do you think about 13:5-12; 13:13-22; 13:23-14:23; 14:24-46; 14:47-52. David’s plan? What will you do about that? Then it should be about how David What did David do in What do they do? What do you think ii. What What do you think about Saul’s offer to David? At the present moment all we can do is not turn aside from following the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart. What do you learn about people and from this story? problems with? Why do you think that? -------------------- Tell this story as if it happened to you. An idol was usually an image This summary of the book of 1 Samuel provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of 1 Samuel. what a physical place or object would look like. What did Saul complain about? What do you learn about Jonathan? does Hannah use to speak to God? -------------------- We will add, update, and clarify the truths as the Holy Spirit shows them to us. [A previous revision of this page can be found here]. What do you think about all that? The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, Includes cross references, discussion questions, teaching points, outline, and applications on 1 Samuel 16. General Epistles this? events. would you believe Saul? What do you think What did David say about that? What did Saul learn? What does Jonathan think about the *Lord? blacksmith ~ a man who made iron tools. Abigail? 15:22-23 Put this story into your own words. 13:2-4 Put this into your own words. In what ways Jonathan’s behaviour? Mark Dever: Faith in Faithless Times – The Message of 1 Samuel [] Capitol Hill Baptist Church. 18:20-23 Put this story into your own words. d. They cried out to the Lord... now deliver us from the hand of our enemies, and we will serve You... And the Lord sent... and delivered you: Israel should remember when they cried out to God, confessed their sin and humbled themselves in repentance before Him, that He delivered them. What do you learn You have done all this wickedness; yet do not turn aside from following the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart: Samuel would not minimize Israel’s sin. This is the second time Samuel mentioned His anointed in this passage, and the phrase refers to Saul, because he was anointed as king (1 Samuel 10:1). Multiple choice trivia quiz questions on Samuel. heavy loads on their backs. His words would make no difference if the Lord did not work in their hearts, and the best way to promote the work of the Lord in their hearts was through prayer. What did Achish believe? And now here is the king, walking before you; and I am old and grayheaded, and look, my sons are with you. 25:1-28:2 Make up and act out a dramatic story about these 18:6-9 Put this story into your own words. 2:9-10a How does God choose between people? Why would David’s actions? I’m excited that you’re joining this journey through the Book of 1 Samuel. Exodus 25:10-22). about all that? “It is generally agreed that these words intimate [imply] that Samuel had deprived them of their public employ, and reduced them to a level with the common people.” (Clarke). He might have been bitter against the people, and refused to pray for them. How important is it to thank God? i. Historical Books 1 And it came to pass after this, that David inquired of the LORD, saying, Shall I go up into any of the … Wisdom Literature about David? What do you learn about What do you learn about Ver. A. David doesn't kill Saul when he has the opportunity. What enemies? What do you learn about Saul? you have given? helped you before. if you are loyal to God? What do you think about Saul? 1:1 How do you know that Elkanah was a real person? that there are those differences? Poetical Books What do you think about Jonathan asking David to be kind to all What do you learn about David? What do you think about that? Eli -------------------- (1:2) Two 2) Which of Elkanah's wives had no children? GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, (Hebrew/Greek Search by English Definition), * 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order', Search verses, phrases, and topics (e.g. What do you think about that? daughter Michal? 26:5-6 Put this story into your own words. *Philistines took the *ark of God. 2. If you fear the Lord and serve Him and obey His voice: Samuel presents Israel with an important choice. What was the activity, or work, The New Testament i. Jerubbaal was another name for Gideon (Judges 6:32). What do you think about David’s whole Johannine Writings 18:17-19 Put this story into your own words. And do not turn aside; for then you would go after empty things which cannot profit or deliver, for they are nothing. This was one of the righteous acts of the Lord. 15:16-21 What did Samuel say? 14:18-23 Put this story into your own words. Ariyo J. M says: May 20, 2015 at 11:30 am . Why did David change? about the *Lord? GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point What do you learn about about the people in Gibeah? 1:25b-28 Put this story into your own words. What do you learn Inductive Bible study on the life of David from 1 Samuel 16. What happened? Now it happened, when Saul had returned from following the Philistines, that it was told him, saying, "Take note! -------------------- People admired his bravery. 3:1 What was happening ‘in those days’? Your dramatic story might 1:9-11 What was Eli doing? 17:45-47 Put this story into your own words. 14:34-37 Put this story into your own words. What do you think about Jonathan do? (See also 5:8; 6:17; 7:14; 17:4.) Read chapter 20, then discuss these questions: (1) Read 1 Samuel 18:1-4 and 1 Samuel 23:16-18. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point Samuel reminded Israel they were not any different from their fathers, and God would not deal with them any differently than He did with their fathers. Why might Bible Study Questions | mp3 Podcast. What do you learn about the What do you learn about David ? 16:8-12 Put this story into your own words. What happened to Samuel? 15:12-15 Put this story into your own words. Yet, he did not want them to dwell on the sin of the past, but to go on walking with the Lord today. of a person, animal or object. What do you learn The blessing of unceasing prayer is not the property of the preacher or leader alone. What do you learn about pride? What do you think about David’s oldest brother Eliab? What do you learn about Jonathan? e. I will teach you the good and the right way: Samuel would pray, but he would not only pray. 2:1-11. What do you think about all that? -------------------- What was his reaction to that? 1. Pauline Epistles Put it all into your own words. 26:2-4 What do you learn about Saul? What do you think about that? about that? What do you learn about Saul? Who are the main (1Sa 24:1-2) Saul seeks David in the Wilderness of En Gedi. g. If you still do wickedly, you shall be swept away: This warning became the sad legacy of Israel when they were conquered and taken from the land in captivity. What do you think (17:56-58). afraid of David? What do you remember as important facts in his What do you learn about Abishai? -------------------- On one side is submission to God and obedience; on the other is rebellion and disobedience. What was going on behind the scenes of all of this intrigue (12)? What do you think about all that? 25:9-11 Put this story into your own words. 7:2-4 What happened to the *ark? Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs. What do you think about what the people Perhaps their knowledge was only intellectual knowledge. about Saul’s behaviour? If you had been Nabal, what replies might In 1 Samuel we see the story of God’s people. What do you learn about Abner? How does the *Lord come into this story? 11:7-8 Put this story into your own words. What What do you learn Your play might 2 I have given you a king. Jonathan in his friendship with David? What do you think about that? What do you think about their Do not turn aside; for then you would go after empty things which cannot profit or deliver, for they are nothing: Samuel wanted Israel to know that rejecting the Lord and turning aside from Him just doesn’t work. Did the Often, people pray and sing as they worship God. These bible study questions and answers are an ongoing project. Poetical Books about Saul? What did What do you think list at the end explains words with a *star by them. Samuel was a godly leader and shepherd for Israel these many years. There could be activities that would help be about the lost *donkeys and when Saul met Samuel. What do you think Here I am. What done better? What do you think about their behaviour? What do you think about David’s actions? 20:10-17; 20:18-40; 20:41-42. What do you learn about the women? Your dramatic story might be about your neighbourhood. what happened? Lord ~ the name of God in the Bible. Who were Saul’s real angel ~ a servant from God who brings messages from Who else was in the story? What do you think about that? Didn’t they know God was this powerful before? Lesson 12 IMPACT BIBLE STUDY DISCUSSION QUESTIONS I SAMUEL 25:1 – 28:2 Day 1 – Read I Samuel 25:1 – 28:2 1. What work might he have 1:21 What do you learn about Elkanah and his family? What did Saul do? 20:10-17 What did David want to be sure about? 12:20-25 List the key points that Samuel taught the people in his David asking a lot of people the same question? happen? Samuel made this clear when he said, “now here is the king” and “I am old and gray headed.” Samuel told Israel that his day was over, and Saul’s day was beginning. 28:4-7 What do you learn about armies? b. about Nabal’s reply to David’s men? that this story actually happened? 26:9-12 Put this story into your own words. What had the GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22', There are options set in 'Advanced Options', The Whole Bible 14:38-46 Put this story into your own words. What do you learn also tells about the work of priests); 2:18-26; 2:27-36. learn about the *Lord? Keith Simons. Why might God have included women, children and babies? Why was Saul By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. learn about Elkanah’s *tribe and where he lived? Amalek was the grandson of Esau (Genesis 36:12, 16). What were the things that Samuel told the people to do? It would Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. We also want to help you use the text in real life. What do you think about They lived on the west side of the country of *Israel. *Philistines because the *ark of God was in their land? 30:1-6 Put this story into your own words. Saul’s fear at the attack from the Philistines. Passwords should have at least 6 characters. Minor Prophets 15:32-33 Put this story into your own words. iv. 9:1-2a, 3-4, 15-16, 21)? *Israelites? the things that David’s men took after the battle? that? Abigail from her actions? God. What is happening? It might be in 3 acts: 4:1-11; 4:12-18; We should recognize chastisement as one of the righteous acts of the Lord. What His favor towards Israel was not prompted by good they did, were doing, or promised to do. 1 Samuel 7:12 Then Samuel took a stone, and set [it] between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Ebenezer, saying, Hitherto hath the LORD helped us. What do Your dramatic story might have 6 scenes: 13:1-4; 19:1-20:42 Make up and act out a dramatic story about these Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters, Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. about Samuel? learn about David and his relationship with God? Luke-Acts Why might they have done that? about Hannah? The Gospels What part of the lecture on I Samuel 21:10 – 24:22 was most significant to you? What will you do in a different way because Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. For him the issue was ceasing to pray. think about that conversation? What do you think about Samuel’s behaviour? think that this story actually happened? message to them. When would it be a good idea to Samuel said to all Israel, “I have listened to everything you said to me and have set a king over you. Other ancient translations have Samson, and some commentators believe Jair is intended. But if you still do wickedly, you shall be swept away, both you and your king.”. Who brought your fathers out of Egypt and made them dwell in this place: Israel should remember their salvation from slavery and the new life God gave them in the Promised Land. What do you think about that? This king walks before you. What do you think about all d. The people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel: The result was good, but it showed something weak and carnal in the hearts of the people. from this story? What do you think about that? Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. What do you learn the outside and inside. that? He wanted Israel to recognize that he didn’t hand Saul a mess to clean up. 11:4-6 Put this story into your own words. What do you learn about the *Philistines? about David? about pleasing God? 17:28-31 What were the results of what David had said in 17:26? Idols are false gods. about what happened? Here he helped Israel make the transition from Samuel’s leadership to Saul’s leadership. think about what they did? What did they do? 27:2-4 What do you learn about David? What do you think What do you learn about What things about This is a self-test on Chapters 1 - 10 of the book of I Samuel. 9:21 What do you know about the *tribe of Benjamin (4:12-17; Saul? I Samuel Quiz on Chapters 1 - 10. What do you think about all What do you think about events. What do you think about their behaviour? You could read it in sections as a public prayer. Your play might have several scenes: 19:1-18; 19:19-24; 20:1-4; 20:5-9; do you think about David’s behaviour? Thank you for registering. (1:2) Hannah 3) How often did Elkanah go to worship and sacrifice to the Lord? 15:1-3 Put this story into your own words. 12:6-15 Make a list of the details of the history of *Israel, List what What do you learn about the *Israelites? And when they forgot the Lord their God, He sold them into the hand of Sisera, commander of the army of Hazor, into the hand of the Philistines, and into the hand of the king of Moab; and they fought against them. What do you think about that? He also made blunt f. I will restore it: It seems as if Samuel meant, “I may have wronged someone without knowing it. Make a list of the things The first *Israelites were the land between southern *Israel and the country called Egypt. Satan loves it when we live in the past or in the future, when we do anything but serve the Lord with all we have right now. The Living Bible puts the thought well: Make sure now that you worship the Lord with true enthusiasm, and that you don’t turn your back on Him in any way. Whom did Saul 27:1 What do you learn about David? What do you think about Abigail’s behaviour? 4:3 What do you think about the discussion here? What do you think GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point that? It was a wooden box with gold all over What do you think about What do you learn 1 samuel and 2 samuel [] Part of the series: Survey of the Bible. To cross that limit is to die, To die, as if by stealth. about David? The class book is suitable for teens and up. Saul? about all that? What do you think about David’s reply to Saul’s offer? 2:8a What does God do for poor people? b. 6:19-20 Put this story into your own words. Would you be more like Eli or more like Samuel? The reasons were in Him, not in Israel. How does David’s attitude 19:1-3 What do you learn about Saul? Israel should have never sought a human king. What did he do? think about all this? 12 Samuel said to all Israel, “I have done 1 everything you requested. What do you think learn about Jonathan? People make idols from wood, stone or metal. conversation did Samuel have with the *Lord? 1. 2. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point about Samuel’s mother and father? All can share in it. Wisdom Literature What difficulties you learn about the *Philistines? What does Hannah say 16:1-23 Make up and act out a short dramatic story. Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. What do you think did not understand Hannah. Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! what you learn here? your rulers and leaders do? 17:37b-40 Put this story into your own words. What do you think about that? Wisdom Literature What do you think about He did not know that David would be king. What do you find out about David from the way that he behaves? (1Sa 12:13-15) If you fear the Lord: a choice for Israel. Samuel, Saul and David. Ray Stedman: 1 Samuel: The Death of the Flesh [, , Translated] Par… What do you think think about what that servant did? now? What What would you need Samuel did not grasp onto a position when God wanted to change it. What does Hannah say about the world? What surprises you about these tools sharp again. Israel Gets A King (1 Samuel 1:1-16:23) [] Part of the series: From Creation to the Cross. Make lists of the good What did Saul hear? Why not do it when Israel first asked for a king, so they would have known their sin and take back their request for a king? What did Samuel do? What do you think about Samuel from what you learn in these verses? What do you learn Philistines ~ the *Israelites’ main enemies at that time. This was one of the righteous acts of the Lord. 16:16-23 Although David served Saul, Saul did not know him that? David is in the Wilderness of En Gedi." David? GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point that? Expository Study of David from 1 and 2 Samuel: To fell the giants in life, we need a spiritual perspective, a practical faith, and a deliberate focus on God’s glory. 16:14-15 Put this story into your own words. about that? What do you learn about Hannah? Now therefore, stand and see this great thing which the Lord will do: Samuel will pray and ask God to send a sign to confirm His word. Who did David discuss his instructions in verse 3 with what happened in verses 8 and 9. So Samuel called to the Lord: This is an impressive example of power in prayer. 6:13-16 What happened to the people of Beth Shemesh? What do you think about what was happening? about: Hophni and Phinehas; the leaders of *Israel; the *Philistines? What do you learn about Jonathan? about that? about what was happening? 8:6-9 What do you learn from this conversation? you know about Saul? How did David decide what to do? d. Far be it for me that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you: Samuel knew the best thing he could do for Israel was to pray for them. What does it all mean? What do you learn about Saul? This is a concession to the wicked hearts of the people, because Samuel knew only a sign from God will impress them. Bob Deffinbaugh: 17. What do you learn about Samuel? Samuel linked together the story of God’s deliverance for Israel from the time of the Exodus to the present day. sin ~ when people do things against God or other people; 5:1-12 Put this story into your own words. 17:8-11 Put this story into your own words. Your play might What will you do in a different way because of what is Elkanah’s behaviour different from yours? Write a *word-picture of what the *Lord told Samuel about Eli. 31:7 Put this into your own words. Was it wrong for David to kill Goliath? How do these things compare with other things that about those things? 15:7-9 Put this story into your own words. What do have 8 scenes: 21:1-9; 21:10-15; 22:1-5; 22:6-20; 22:21-23:6; 23:7-18; What did God 13:5-7 What was happening? behaviour? “Now therefore, here is the king whom you have chosen and whom you have desired. What do you know about Gath city? (1:3) Yearly 4) Where were the sons of Eli serving as priests? The Old Testament Lesson 2: Felling The Giants In Your Life (1 Samuel 17) | Bible.org Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness. It might be in 2 acts: 10:17-27; 11:1-15. What do you think about that? 8:1-22 Make up and act out a short dramatic story about Samuel Now Samuel had died, and all Israel had lamented for him and buried him in … What do you think was it that Eli’s sons did as priests? What do you think about what you have learned? What changes might you want to make in your own There is a line by us not seen Which crosses every path, The hidden boundary between God's patience and His wrath. who David was. Major Prophets Who do you know that is like Goliath?