Jesus came to the Jordan River and was baptised by John the Baptist. As He came out of the water a voice was heard coming from heaven. “This is My Beloved Son in whom I am well pleased!” Those are words I think nearly everyone would like to hear coming from God about them. These…

On two separate occasions David could have taken Saul’s life but refused to do so because King Saul was still the anointed and chosen king of Israel. Saul was actually on a rampage to kill and destroy David because he had grown jealous and was filled with anger and wrath toward David. It didn’t start…

Do you remember the show, “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?” It’s embarrassing to discover that either kids are a lot smarter these days, or because of age we’ve just forgotten a whole pile of stuff. We can act like know-it-all’s sometime when in fact we never really know it all. One of God’s…

The lessons we can learn from Samuel are remarkable. He heads off to Bethlehem because God wants him to anoint a new king for Israel. He is instructed by the Lord to invite Jesse to a banquet and bring along the family. Samuel believes that the new king is among the sons of Jesse. So,…

The life of young Samuel takes a new twist once God had called him by name and Samuel responded. The Lord had revealed Himself to the young prophet in a personal way and now the he knew the Lord and he knew the Lord’s voice. Jesus said, “My sheep hear my voice!” There is this…

In verse 7 of 1 Samuel chapter 3 it says, “Now Samuel did not yet know the Lord, nor was the word of the Lord yet revealed to him.” However, the chapter opens by telling us that the boy ministered to the Lord before Eli. Eli was Israel’s high priest and Samuel had been brought…