1 Samuel

Dagon’s Ups and Downs

October 29, 2017

DAGON’S UPS AND DOWNS. “When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon. And when they of Ashdod arose early on the morrow, behold, Dagon was fallen upon his face to the earth before the ark of the Lord. And they took Dagon, and set him in …

1 Samuel:5:2-4

Samuel and the Young man Saul

January 1, 1970

Samuel and the Young man Saul    “And as they were going down to the end of the city, Samuel said to Saul, Bid the servant pass on before us, (and he passed on,) but stand thou still a while, that I may show thee the word of God.” — 1 Samuel ix. 27.   THIS was Samuel’s third …

1 Samuel:9:27

The Empty Seat

January 1, 1970

The Empty Seat    “David’s place was empty.”— 1 Samuel xx. 27.   IT was quite right that David’s place should be empty, because Saul sought to slay him, and he could not safely sit in the presence of an enemy who had twice before cast a javelin at him to “smite him even to the wall with it.” …

1 Samuel:20:27

A Woman of a Sorrowful Spirit

January 1, 1970

A Woman of a Sorrowful Spirit    “Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit.” — 1 Samuel i. 15.   THE special cause of Hannah’s sorrow arose from the institution of polygamy, which, although it was tolerated under the old law, is always exhibited to us in practical action as a …

1 Samuel:1:15

Craving the Best Things

December 10, 1908

No. 3122A Sermon Published on Thursday, December 10, 1908, Delivered by C.H. Spurgeon,At Upton Chapel, Lambeth Road,On Tuesday, March 20, 1866 “And David said, ‘There is none like that; give it to me.’”— 1 Samuel 21:9 PERHAPS you remember the circumstances under which these words wore spoken. David had been warned by Jonathan that Saul sought his life, …

1 Samuel:21:9

“Here Am I.”

March 5, 1908

No. 3082A Sermon Published on Thursday, March 5, 1908,Delivered by C.H. Spurgeon,At The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington,On Lord’s-Day Evening, April 19th, 1874 “The LORD called Samuel, and he answered, Here am I.” — 1 Samuel 3:4 SAMUEL was a model child. He was the son of a prayerful mother. Hannah is one of the most notable pietists mentioned in …

1 Samuel:3:4

A Searching Question

February 13, 1908

No. 3079A Sermon Published On Thursday, February 13, 1908,Delivered by C.H. Spurgeon,At The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, On Lord’s-Day Evening, January 29, 1865 “To whom belongest thou?” — 1 Samuel 30:13 This question was addressed by David to a young man of Egypt, who was servant to an Amalekite. He had fallen sick, and his master, being in a hurry, …

1 Samuel:30:13

Looking For One Thing and Finding Another

January 16, 1908

No. 3075A Sermon Published on Thursday, January 16, 1908,Delivered by C.H. Spurgeon, At The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington   “And the asses of Kish Saul’s father were lost. And Kish said to Saul his son, Take now one of the servants with thee, and arise, go seek the asses....And as for thine asses that were lost three days …

1 Samuel:9:3, 20

Christians Kept From Sin

April 25, 1907

No. 3037A Sermon Published On Thursday, April 25th, 1907, Delivered By C.H. Spurgeon, At The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, On Thursday Evening, January 13th, 1870 “And David said to Abigail, Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, which sent thee this day to meet me: and blessed be thy advice, and blessed be thou, which hast kept …

1 Samuel:25:32-33

David’s First Victory

December 8, 1904

David’s First Victory     “So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and with a stone, and smote the Philistine, and slew him; but there was no sword in the hand of David.” — 1 Samuel xvii. 50.   *“This date is an approximation of when this sermon was delivered.”   A CAREFUL perusal of the whole chapter will well …

1 Samuel:17:50