NextLevel Online: 1 Samuel

by Michael DeFazio

Michael DeFazio (New Testament & Hermeneutics Professor at Ozark Christian College) will walk you through the book of 1 Samuel. See God’s people transition between the time of the judges and the time of the kings. Remember God's call to obey and his ability to bring good from pain.

1 Samuel



Lessons

Session 1
Session 1

Entering 1 Samuel

In Session 1, we talk about how to read the Scriptures. We study 1 Samuel in times of transition, good leaders, and learning how to live.

Session 2
Session 2

Hannah’s Child and Israel’s God (1 Samuel 1)

Session 2 covers the story of Hannah and Israel.

Session 3
Session 3

Hannah’s Song and Eli’s Sons (1 Samuel 2)

Session 3 covers Hannah’s Song (1 Sam 2:1-11) Eli’s Sons (1 Sam 2:12-36).

Session 4
Session 4

Samuel Hears the LORD (1 Samuel 3)

1 Samuel 3 in context - Historical Context and Literary Context

Session 5
Session 5

Adventures of the Ark (1 Samuel 4-7)

Session 5 focuses on the battle of Aphek (4:1-11) and the battle of Ebenezer (7:7-17).

Session 6
Session 6

Israel Asks for a King (1 Samuel 8)

In this session we enumerate what we learn about God and about sin.

Session 7
Session 7

Israel Asks for a King (1 Samuel 8)

In this session, God and Samuel crown Saul king. Samuel delivers Israel but Saul disobeys Samuel and God.

Session 8
Session 8

What God Might Do (1 Samuel 14)

Jonathan vs Philistines

Session 9
Session 9

God’s Kind of King (1 Samuel 14-16)

What kind of king does God want for his people?

Session 10
Session 10

David and Goliath (1 Samuel 17)

Session 10 covers the story of David and Goliath.

Session 11
Session 11

Saul Pursues David (1 Samuel 18-31)

Session 11 covers 1 Samuel 18-31. We learn how Saul gets jealous of David until how his story comes to an end.

Session 12
Session 12

Abigail’s Intervention (1 Samuel 25)

In Session 12, we reading Abigail’s story on multiple levels.

Session 13
Session 13

Saul and the Witch of Endor (1 Samuel 28)

This session gives us the details that drive home Saul’s depravity:

Session 14
Session 14

Exiting 1 Samuel

Session 14 will be some encouragements as we Exit 1 Samuel.