Category: 102: History Books

Second Samuel 19 – 20

2 Samuel 19 David by his sympathy for the sinner, turned the rejoicing of victory over the sin of rebellion against the king into mourning. Remember the our King is Jesus Christ, and that we are to support him in his dispensing of JUSTICE and his victory over the wicked; instead of becoming emotionally attached […]

Second Samuel 17 – 18

2 Samuel 17 Ahithophel then advised an immediate attack to slay David, and Absalom was pleased; being full of bitter hatred over his treatment by his father David over his execution of the sister rapist Amnon. 2 Samuel 17:1 Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will […]

Second Samuel 1 – 2

Second Samuel The story of Saul and David is an allegory of the kingship of Satan and Satan’s struggle to avoid being replaced by Messiah and the called out of God, after having disqualified himself by his failure to obey God. 2 Samuel 1 An Amalekite tries to ingratiate himself with David by claiming the murder […]

First Samuel 28 – 31

1 Samuel 28 Achish believing that David was anathema to Israel, called David to fight against Israel alongside the Philistines. 1 Samuel 28:1 And it came to pass in those days, that the Philistines gathered their armies together for warfare, to fight with Israel. And Achish said unto David, Know thou assuredly, that thou shalt go […]

First Samuel 25

1 Samuel 25:1 And Samuel [Hebrew; Shemuel, God has heard] died; and all the Israelites were gathered together, and lamented him, and buried him in his house at Ramah. And David arose, and went down to the wilderness of Paran. Nabal of Carmel [by Haifa] This is a classic story of pride and the deceitfulness […]

First Samuel 23 – 24

1 Samuel 23 David continues to fulfill the duty of his calling and anointing, to God and his people and thereby continues to rise in the respect of the people. Many false teachers have crept into the assemblies today; where they try to destroy the faithful by teaching a false permissive Christ to lead the […]

First Samuel 19 – 20

1 Samuel 19 Saul became enraged and commanded that David should be killed. 1 Samuel 19:1 And Saul spake to Jonathan his son, and to all his servants, that they should kill David. But Saul’s son Jonathan who had made a covenant of friendship with David reported the matter to David. 19:2 But Jonathan Saul’s […]

First Samuel 18

1 Samuel 18 Jonathan who had proved his zeal and courage by taking on the Philistines in the name of YHVH meets David the champion of Israel who defeated Goliath in the name of YHVH. Obviously they were both men of faith and of courageous action based on their faith, and they become the closest […]

First Samuel 17

1 Samuel 17 The story of David and Goliath is often portrayed as a classic story of an underdog winning out over his far more powerful rival. There is much more to the story than that! Goliath was an example of unrepentant sinners and of the sin of enmity against God and the Word of […]

First Samuel 7 – 8

1 Samuel 7 The Ark had been returned to Israel, yet God allowed the Philistines to continue to oppress the nation because Israel was still filled with idols. Like the Philistines, Mosaic Israel feared God, but they would not obey him; it is the same with many today as they exalt their idols of men, […]

First Samuel 5 – 6

1 Samuel 5 After the death and destruction of many worshipers of Dagon by Samson in the book of Judges, the Philistines rebuilt the temple of their fertility fish god Dagon; who was just another manifestation of Baal. The pagan pantheon was mainly established at Babel and the various families of man took these gods […]

First Samuel 3 – 4

1 Samuel 3 The Eternal departed from among the people because they rejected living by every Word of God; this is precisely what is happening in today’s Spiritual Ekklesia. 1 Samuel 3:1 And the child Samuel ministered unto the LORD before Eli. And the word of the LORD was precious [very scarce] in those days; […]

First Samuel 1 – 2

First Samuel The last Judge of Israel, Samuel First and Second Samuel were originally (and still are in some Jewish Bibles) a single book, but the Septuagint [LXX] translation, produced in the centuries immediately before Christ, divided Samuel into two books and this dividing of Samuel was adopted by other translators. The ever faithful, ever […]

Judges 21

Judges 21 Judges 21:1 Now the men of Israel had sworn in Mizpeh, saying, There shall not any of us give his daughter unto Benjamin to wife. Then the people realized the magnitude of their rash oath and the deed of destroying Benjamin and cried out to God. 21:2 And the people came to the […]

Judges 19 – 20

Judges 19 Benjamin almost destroyed for gross wickedness A concubine was a woman having a lower standing than a legal wife, usually an maidservant. In cases of infidelity a concubine was considered as belonging to a man, in the same sense as a wife. Judges 19:1 And it came to pass in those days, when […]

Judges 17 – 18

Judges 17 How part of Dan migrated north to get a new city and new gods Micah of Ephraim stole eleven hundred shekels of silver from his mother; and later repented restoring it. Judges 17:1 And there was a man of mount Ephraim, whose name was Micah. 17:2 And he said unto his mother, The […]