NextLevel Online: 2 Samuel

Session 1: Approaching 2 Samuel

Session one sets the stage for our study of 2 Samuel by placing the book of 2 Samuel within its various contexts and thinking through how these help set a framework for reading it well.



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SUMMARY: Session one sets the stage for our study of 2 Samuel by placing the book of 2 Samuel within its various contexts and thinking through how these help set a framework for reading it well.

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Reading 2 Samuel in Context(s)

  • 2 Samuel is part of the ________________________.

    • What do we believe about the Bible?

    • How does this shape our expectations when we read it?

  • 2 Samuel is part of the ________________________.

  • Samuel is part of ________________________.

    • Overview of 1 Samuel –

    • Intro summary of 2 Samuel –

What should we label 2 Samuel? What should we look for?

Questions for Reflection and Discussion:

  • What do you actually believe about the Bible? Where did these beliefs come from?

  • How does your current view of Scripture impact the way you read it? Do you see agreement or mismatch when you compare your beliefs about the Bible to your engagement with it?

  • What are some of your favorite stories? What do you love about them?

  • What do you know about 2 Samuel? What are you eager to learn?

  • What role do you see God playing in your daily life?

About NextLevel Online

The vision of Ozark Christian College is to glorify God by evangelizing the lost and edifying Christians worldwide. The mission of Ozark Christian College is to train men and women for Christian service as a degree-granting institution of biblical higher education.