Episodes: 1 Samuel

1 Samuel

1 Samuel 1

  • Are You Approachable?
    August 19, 2013 Abigail: How to Live with the Fools in Your Life

    Imagine a group of soldiers are on their way to your house. Your spouse has insulted them and treated them rudely. Would you go out to meet them? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 25
  • Days of Decline
    January 8, 2008 Hannah's Prayer and God's Power

    Do you ever look at the blatant sin in our culture and wonder if we live in the worst time ever? Nancy tells about some other sinful moments Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 1-2
  • Dedication
    January 15, 2008 Hannah's Prayer and God's Power

    If a friend lent you a priceless treasure, you would treat it carefully. Our children are treasures on loan from God. Are you taking good care of them. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 1
  • True Encouragement
    January 29, 2003 Dealing with Discouragement

    Do you need real encouragement, the kind of encouragement that doesn't just help for a moment or two but makes a lasting change? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 30
  • What to Do When You Feel Discouraged
    October 25, 2018 Dealing with Discouragement

    What discourages you the most? The Bible tells us about a time David was tempted to be discouraged. But David knew how to be encouraged in the Lord. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 30:1-15
  • No Formulas
    January 9, 2008 Hannah's Prayer and God's Power

    Do you ever wonder what God’s plan is? Why do the faithful suffer while the ungodly prosper? Nancy offers some ideas about this difficult situation. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 1
  • God Is in Control
    January 16, 2008 Hannah's Prayer and God's Power

    Moms try to control their kids. And that’s a good thing; it’s a part of training and protecting them. But the truth is that moms can’t control everything. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 2
  • A Happy Ending?
    August 22, 2013 Abigail: How to Live with the Fools in Your Life

    Many women leave their husbands and chase after another man, only to discover that the new situation is worse than the first. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 25
  • Death Brings Life
    August 23, 2013 Abigail: How to Live with the Fools in Your Life

    None of us like it, but growth usually requires some degree of pain. Get some encouragement as you face your painful situation. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 25
  • How to be Encouraged in the Lord
    October 26, 2018 Dealing with Discouragement

    When you’re discouraged, there are some very specific ways you can be encouraged in the Lord. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 30:1-15
  • Dealing With Loss
    January 27, 2003 Dealing with Discouragement

    Have you ever been in so much emotional pain that you felt you could not bear anymore? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 30
  • Caught in the Middle
    August 16, 2013 Abigail: How to Live with the Fools in Your Life

    When we hear a story, we identify with the hero. But often we act more like a villain. Nancy shares about a godly woman and her foolish husband. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 25
  • Our Help in Time of Need
    January 28, 2003 Dealing with Discouragement

    It seems like nothing else can go wrong--and then something does. How do you handle the struggles in life? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 30
  • Have You Prayed About It?
    January 11, 2008 Hannah's Prayer and God's Power

    It’s hard to wait. Whining kids need to be reminded to pray before a meal. And frankly, adults need to learn to pray too. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 1
  • Are You Right With God?
    October 29, 2007 Seeking Him (week 8)—Clear Conscience: Dealing with Offenses Toward Others

    Do you have a clear conscience? Does it really matter? It matters a lot, according to Nancy Leigh DeMoss. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 12:1-3
  • Seeking God's Direction
    January 30, 2003 Dealing with Discouragement

    Do you have a big decision to make? We are more vulnerable to discouragement when we must make a decision. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 30
  • Diffusing the Situation
    August 20, 2013 Abigail: How to Live with the Fools in Your Life

    How do you talk with an angry, volatile person? First, if you’re a child of God, realize that God is protecting you. Second, speak wise words. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 25
  • A Soft Answer
    August 21, 2013 Abigail: How to Live with the Fools in Your Life

    What should a wife do when her husband’s choices are dangerous or destructive? Nancy gives some wise perspective on this issue. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 25
  • The Squeeze
    January 10, 2008 Hannah's Prayer and God's Power

    Imagine a friend laughing at you after you tell her about one of your deepest struggles. Nancy tells of a woman from the Old Testament in that position. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 1
  • Faith and Surrender
    January 14, 2008 Hannah's Prayer and God's Power

    Does the word peaceful describe you? It can, even though things are hectic all around you. Nancy shares the secret to having peace. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 1
  • A Woman After God's Own Heart, Day 2
    April 26, 2016 A Woman After God's Own Heart (Janet Parshall)

    God can put the heart of a mother in every woman. It doesn’t matter if she’s married or single. God can use you to nurture and train others. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 1:1-2:11
  • A Woman After God's Own Heart, Day 1
    April 25, 2016 A Woman After God's Own Heart (Janet Parshall)

    It’s easy to say the well-known prayer, "Your kingdom come, your will be done." But how often do you truly pray for God’s will to be done? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 1:1-2:26

1 Samuel 2

  • God Is in Control
    January 16, 2008 Hannah's Prayer and God's Power

    Moms try to control their kids. And that’s a good thing; it’s a part of training and protecting them. But the truth is that moms can’t control everything. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 2

1 Samuel 12

  • Are You Right With God?
    October 29, 2007 Seeking Him (week 8)—Clear Conscience: Dealing with Offenses Toward Others

    Do you have a clear conscience? Does it really matter? It matters a lot, according to Nancy Leigh DeMoss. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 12:1-3

1 Samuel 25

  • Are You Approachable?
    August 19, 2013 Abigail: How to Live with the Fools in Your Life

    Imagine a group of soldiers are on their way to your house. Your spouse has insulted them and treated them rudely. Would you go out to meet them? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 25
  • A Happy Ending?
    August 22, 2013 Abigail: How to Live with the Fools in Your Life

    Many women leave their husbands and chase after another man, only to discover that the new situation is worse than the first. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 25
  • Death Brings Life
    August 23, 2013 Abigail: How to Live with the Fools in Your Life

    None of us like it, but growth usually requires some degree of pain. Get some encouragement as you face your painful situation. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 25
  • Caught in the Middle
    August 16, 2013 Abigail: How to Live with the Fools in Your Life

    When we hear a story, we identify with the hero. But often we act more like a villain. Nancy shares about a godly woman and her foolish husband. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 25
  • Diffusing the Situation
    August 20, 2013 Abigail: How to Live with the Fools in Your Life

    How do you talk with an angry, volatile person? First, if you’re a child of God, realize that God is protecting you. Second, speak wise words. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 25
  • A Soft Answer
    August 21, 2013 Abigail: How to Live with the Fools in Your Life

    What should a wife do when her husband’s choices are dangerous or destructive? Nancy gives some wise perspective on this issue. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 25

1 Samuel 30

  • True Encouragement
    January 29, 2003 Dealing with Discouragement

    Do you need real encouragement, the kind of encouragement that doesn't just help for a moment or two but makes a lasting change? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 30
  • What to Do When You Feel Discouraged
    October 25, 2018 Dealing with Discouragement

    What discourages you the most? The Bible tells us about a time David was tempted to be discouraged. But David knew how to be encouraged in the Lord. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 30:1-15
  • How to be Encouraged in the Lord
    October 26, 2018 Dealing with Discouragement

    When you’re discouraged, there are some very specific ways you can be encouraged in the Lord. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 30:1-15
  • Dealing With Loss
    January 27, 2003 Dealing with Discouragement

    Have you ever been in so much emotional pain that you felt you could not bear anymore? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 30
  • Our Help in Time of Need
    January 28, 2003 Dealing with Discouragement

    It seems like nothing else can go wrong--and then something does. How do you handle the struggles in life? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 30
  • Seeking God's Direction
    January 30, 2003 Dealing with Discouragement

    Do you have a big decision to make? We are more vulnerable to discouragement when we must make a decision. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 30