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1 Samuel : looking for a leader

Author: John Woodhouse; R Kent Hughes
Publisher: Wheaton, Ill. : Crossway Books, ©2008.
Series: Preaching the Word.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As John Woodhouse demonstrates, 1 Samuel's biblical context provides serious reflection on our need for leadership and the failure of human leaders. But it also reveals God's answer for Israel, which turns out to be His answer for the whole world and for each of us individually. This perceptive commentary not only illumines Old Testament history but brilliantly points to the New Testament promise that was fulfilled  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Woodhouse; R Kent Hughes
ISBN: 9781581348736 1581348738
OCLC Number: 122261727
Description: 669 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Samuel : the leader God provided (1 Samuel 1-7) --
The leadership crisis (1 Samuel 1:1-2) --
Does God care? (1 Samuel 1:3-28) --
The God of knowledge (1 Samuel 2:1-10) --
Corruption and ineptitude (1 Samuel 2:11-26) --
God and corruption (1 Samuel 2:27-36) --
When God speaks (1 Samuel 3) --
The problem of the power of God (1 Samuel 4:1-11) --
Where is the glory? (1 Samuel 4:12-22) --
The problem of the power of God (1 samuel 5) --
Knowing the power of God (1 Samuel 6) --
Effective leadership (1 Samuel 7) --
Saul : the leader the people asked for (1 Samuel 8-15) --
The leader Israel wanted (1 Samuel 8) --
Lost donkeys and the Word of God (1 Samuel 9) --
The secret of the kingdom (1 Samuel 10:1-16) --
The king and the kingdom (1 Samuel 10:17-27) --
The kingdom at war (1 Samuel 11:1-11) --
Kingdom renewal (1 Samuel 11:12-15) --
Kingdom renewal (1 Samuel 12) --
The fool (1 Samuel 13) --
A leader who trusted God (1 Samuel 14:1-23) --
Disobedience and foolishness (1 Samuel 14:24-52) --
The leader who let them down (1 Samuel 15:1-11) --
The rejected king (1 Samuel 15:12-35) --
David : the leader according to God's own heart (1 Samuel 16-31) --
See as God sees (1 Samuel 16:1-13) --
Two kings : a confusing world (1 Samuel 16:14-23) --
The enemy (1 Samuel 17:1-11) --
The God of the unexpected (1 Samuel 17:12-30) --
The gospel of David (1 Samuel 17:31-40) --
David and Goliath (1 Samuel 17:41-58) --
Do you love Him? (1 Samuel 18:1-16) --
Love him or fear Him (1 Samuel 18:17-30) --
Against the Lord and his anointed (1 Samuel 19:1-10) --
The Lord holds them in derision (1 Samuel 19:11-24) --
What do you fear? (1 Samuel 20:1-23) --
If anyone does not hate his own father(1 Samuel 20:24-42) --
Have you not read what David did? (1 Samuel 21:1-9) --
Out of the frying pan (1 Samuel 21:10-15) --
God chose what was low and despised in the world (1 Samuel 22:1-5) --
The antichrist (1 Samuel 22:6-23) --
The Christ must suffer (1 Samuel 23:1-14) --
Therefore we do not lose heart (1 Samuel 23:15-29) --
He did not revile in return (1 Samuel 24) --
Vengeance belongs to the Lord (1 Samuel 25) --
Righteousness and faithfulness (1 Samuel 26) --
Clever and cunning success (1 Samuel 27) --
Having no hope and without God (1 Samuel 28) --
The trial of David (1 Samuel 29) --
A king who gives! (1 Samuel 30) --
The king is dead (1 Samuel 31).
Series Title: Preaching the Word.
Responsibility: John Woodhouse ; R. Kent Hughes, general editor.
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As John Woodhouse demonstrates, 1 Samuel's biblical context provides serious reflection on our need for leadership and the failure of human leaders. But it also reveals God's answer for Israel, which turns out to be His answer for the whole world and for each of us individually. This perceptive commentary not only illumines Old Testament history but brilliantly points to the New Testament promise that was fulfilled in Jesus, our sovereign leader and Savior. - Publisher.

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