Godly leadership in changing times. Lessons from the life of Samuel



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Samuel – Godly Leadership in Changing Times

1 Samuel 7:2b-17
Restoration- Leading people back to God
1. The Preparation for Gods Mercy (vv2-6)
2. The Manifestation of Gods Mercy (vv7-11)
3. The Commemoration of Gods Mercy (vv12)
4. The Continuation of Gods Mercy (vv13-17)



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Speak Lord – The call that changes everything. 1 Samuel 3:1-4:1.
1. ENCOUNTER Experiencing the living God (3:2-10)
2. ASSIGNMENT Obeying the living God (3:11-18)
3. MINISTRY serving the living God (3:19-4:1a)



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Scoundrels in Shiloh

The time for judgement in Gods house.
1 Samuel 2:11-36
1. God sees sin in the Church (vv12-17)
2. God expects spiritual leaders to confront sin (vv22-25 29)
3. God judges sin (vv27-36)
4. God graciously places holy people in corrupt situations to be instruments of reformation (vv11 18-21 3:1)



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ANGUISH & ADORATION (1 Samuel 1:1 – 2:1-10) The God of great reversals. The story of Hannah and the birth and dedication of Samuel.



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In those days Israel had no king; everyone did as they saw fit Judges 21:25

An introduction to the life of Samuel by highlighting the dire circumstances in Israel at the time that God calls Samuel. what was right in their own eyes and society was torn apart because of it.