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Book of Samuel

The Hell Of Parenting: A Study Of 1 Samuel

Jacob Myers | Posted 02.25.2013 | Religion
Jacob Myers

Scripture is replete with examples of God drawing leaders out of the most dire circumstances. Yet, we must not let Hannah's blessing obscure our vision: Life is a hell for millions.

Perilous Power: 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a

Rev. Dr. Eric D. Barreto | Posted 10.01.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Eric D. Barreto

Some of the stories found herein will shock your senses. They will test your faith. They will stretch you. They can hurt you and hurt others. Therefore, handle these texts with care and caution.

The Story of Patriarchy and HIV/AIDS: 2 Samuel 11:1-15

Melissa Browning | Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion
Melissa Browning

Like the story of David and Bathsheba, death and love are too often linked in the stories of women living with HIV and AIDS in Africa.

Pariahs No More!: 1 Samuel 16:1-13

Rev. Dr. Alvin O. Jackson | Posted 08.13.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Alvin O. Jackson

Suppose for a moment we could see one another, not as mere mortals see, but as God looks upon the heart? What would our difference look like? Could we see the divinity in our difference?

1 Samuel 3:1-10, 11-20: Prayerful Listening, Prophetic Proclaiming

Rev. Dr. Luke A. Powery | Posted 03.12.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Luke A. Powery

Samuel does not know God's voice, but he soon realizes that God is the foundation of his future prophetic work. God speaks but do we listen? Hearing was critical for the prophetic witness of Dr. King.