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THE BOOK OF
FIRST SAMUEL
 
 
O U T L I N E
– Eli the Priest: The Corruption of the Priesthood 1 Samuel 1 – 3
– Hannah’s Faith, the Birth and Dedication of Samuel 1 Samuel 1:1 – 2:11
– The Sin of Eli’s Sons Contrasted with Grace and Growth of Samuel 1 Samuel 2:12-36
– The Word of the Lord Comes to Samuel 1 Samuel 3
– The Glory of the Lord Departs from Israel 1 Samuel 4
– Samuel the Prophet and Judge: Israel Rejects God 1 Samuel 5 – 8
– The Ark Among the Philistines 1 Samuel 5
– The Philistines Send the Ark back to Israel 1 Samuel 6:1 – 7:2
– Samuel’s Judgeship 1 Samuel 7:3-17
– The People Desire a King 1 Samuel 8
– Saul the People’s King: The Best of Man in the Flesh 1 Samuel 9 – 15
– Introduction to Saul 1 Samuel 9:1-24
– The Anointing and Inauguration of Saul 1 Samuel 9:25 – 10:27
– Saul Leads Israel in Victory Over the Ammonites 1 Samuel 11
– Samuel’s Address to Israel 1 Samuel 12
– Saul’s 1st Step: Impatience – Defeat by the Philistines 1 Samuel 13
– Saul’s 2nd Step: Recklessness – Jonathan and his Armorbearer 1 Samuel 14
– Saul’s 3rd Step: Open Disobedience – Agag and the Amalekites 1 Samuel 15
– David God’s Chosen Man: Persecuted by Saul 1 Samuel 16 – 31
– The Anointing of David: A Contrast with Saul 1 Samuel 16
– The Battle of Elah: David Defeats Goliath 1 Samuel 17
– Saul’s 4th Step: Envy – Jonathan’s Devotion to David 1 Samuel 18
– Saul’s 5th Step: Direct Assault – David Escapes 1 Samuel 19
– David Before Jonathan 1 Samuel 20
– David on the Run: In Gath and the Cave Adullam 1 Samuel 21:1 – 22:5
– Saul’s 6th Step: Sacrilege – Massacre of the Priests 1 Samuel 22:6-23
– Saul’s 7th Step: Moral Blindness – David Saves Keilah 1 Samuel 23
– Saul’s 8th Step: Incorrigibility – Saul Spared in the Cave of Engedi 1 Samuel 24
– David with Nabal and Abigail 1 Samuel 25
– Incorrigibility Continued: Saul Spared Again in the Wilderness of Ziph 1 Samuel 26
– David with the Achish of the Philistines 1 Samuel 27:1 – 28:2
– Saul’s 9th Step: Turning to the Power of Darkness 1 Samuel 28:3-25
– David Prevented from Accompanying the Philistines to the Battle 1 Samuel 29
– Burning of Ziklag and David’s Victory over Amalek 1 Samuel 30
– Saul’s 10th Step: Ultimate Defeat and Death by Suicide 1 Samuel 31
 

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