1 Samuel 14: 15-20…. God supports Jonathan.

And there was a panic in the camp, in the field, and among all the people. The garrison and even the raiders trembled, the earth quaked, and it became a very great panic.And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, and behold, the multitude was dispersing here and there. Then Saul said toContinue reading “1 Samuel 14: 15-20…. God supports Jonathan.”

1 Samuel 14: 6-14….A small but convincing victory!

Jonathan said to the young man who carried his armour, “Come, let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised. It may be that the LORD will work for us, for nothing can hinder the LORD from saving by many or by few.” And his armour-bearer said to him, “Do all that is inContinue reading “1 Samuel 14: 6-14….A small but convincing victory!”

1 Samuel 13: 15-23….Full of details that make it real!

And Samuel arose and went up from Gilgal. The rest of the people went up after Saul to meet the army; they went up from Gilgal to Gibeah of Benjamin.And Saul numbered the people who were present with him, about six hundred men. And Saul and Jonathan his son and the people who were presentContinue reading “1 Samuel 13: 15-23….Full of details that make it real!”

1 Samuel 13: 6-10… Whoops, what have I done!

When the men of Israel saw that they were in trouble (for the people were hard pressed), the people hid themselves in caves and in holes and in rocks and in tombs and in cisterns, and some Hebrews crossed the fords of the Jordan to the land of Gad and Gilead. Saul was still atContinue reading “1 Samuel 13: 6-10… Whoops, what have I done!”

1 Samuel 13: 1-5…..Kings and Princes go to war.

Saul lived for one year and then became king, and when he had reigned for two years over Israel, Saul chose three thousand men of Israel. Two thousand were with Saul in Michmash and the hill country of Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin. The rest of the people heContinue reading “1 Samuel 13: 1-5…..Kings and Princes go to war.”