Programs, Articles, Messages: 1 Samuel

1 Samuel

1 Samuel 1

  • Days of Decline
    God, Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 1-2

    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 More

  • Dedication
    Motherhood, Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 1

    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 More

  • What to Do When You Feel Discouraged
    Depression & Suicide 1 Samuel 30:1-15

    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 More

  • No Formulas
    Surrender, Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 1

    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 More

  • God Is in Control
    God, Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 2

    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 More

  • A Happy Ending?
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 25

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

  • A Woman After God's Own Heart
    Janet Parshall Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 1:1-2:11

    Janet Parshall helps us see the familiar story of Hannah with a fresh perspective as she explores how God used Hannah’s faith and prayers.
    Read More

  • Death Brings Life
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 25

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

  • How to be Encouraged in the Lord
    Depression & Suicide 1 Samuel 30:1-15

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

  • Dealing With Loss
    Hope & Encouragement 1 Samuel 30

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

  • Caught in the Middle
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 25

    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 More

  • Have You Prayed About It?
    Prayer, Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 1, Isaiah 53:12

    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 More

  • Are You Right With God?
    Revival 1 Samuel 12:1-3

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

  • Seeking God's Direction
    Hope & Encouragement 1 Samuel 30

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

  • Diffusing the Situation
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 25

    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 More

  • A Soft Answer
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 25

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

  • The Squeeze
    Suffering & Trials, Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 1

    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 More

  • Faith and Surrender
    Surrender, Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 1

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

  • Our Help in Time of Need
    Hope & Encouragement 1 Samuel 30

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

  • True Encouragement
    Hope & Encouragement 1 Samuel 30

    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 More

  • A Woman After God's Own Heart, Day 1
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 1:1-2:26

    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 More

  • A Woman After God's Own Heart, Day 2
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 1:1-2:11

    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 More

  • Are You Approachable?
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 25

    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 More

1 Samuel 2

  • God Is in Control
    God, Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 2

    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 More

1 Samuel 12

1 Samuel 25

  • A Happy Ending?
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 25

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

  • Death Brings Life
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 25

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

  • Caught in the Middle
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 25

    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 More

  • Diffusing the Situation
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 25

    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 More

  • A Soft Answer
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 25

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

  • Are You Approachable?
    Women of the Bible 1 Samuel 25

    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 More

1 Samuel 30

  • What to Do When You Feel Discouraged
    Depression & Suicide 1 Samuel 30:1-15

    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 More

  • How to be Encouraged in the Lord
    Depression & Suicide 1 Samuel 30:1-15

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

  • Dealing With Loss
    Hope & Encouragement 1 Samuel 30

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

  • Seeking God's Direction
    Hope & Encouragement 1 Samuel 30

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

  • Our Help in Time of Need
    Hope & Encouragement 1 Samuel 30

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

  • True Encouragement
    Hope & Encouragement 1 Samuel 30

    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 More