2021-10-14 06:34:00 · 63

132 Thrive Deeper: 1st Samuel 1 - 7

Episode Notes

The book of 1st Samuel! Samuel the priest prophet and final judge - roughly 1100BC -1000BC The books of 1st and 2nd Samuel are not chronological. Themes of Samuel: 1} Davidic Covenant - Anointed king 2} God is in control 3} Power of the Holy Spirit 4} Sin & Consequences Also watch out for contrasts and comparisons of people and tribes.... As usual we recommend The Bible Project's short video overview of the book: https://youtu.be/QJOju5Dw0V0 Chapter 1 Elkanah the Levite and His Family Hannah & Peninnah  Hannah’s Prayer for a Son Samuel’s Birth and Dedication Chapter 2 Hannah’s Prayer of Praise Eli’s Wicked Sons A Warning for Eli’s Family Chapter 3 The Lord Speaks to Samuel Samuel Speaks for the Lord Chapter 4 The Philistines Capture the Ark The Death of Eli Chapter 5 The Ark in Philistia Chapter 6 The Philistines Return the Ark The Ark Moved to Kiriath-Jearim Chapter 7 Samuel Leads Israel to Victory

Meet The Presenters

Dr Matt Jacoby

Matt is the teaching pastor at his church in Victoria, Australia, lecturer at the Melbourne School of Theology, an author, a songwriter and, a musician leading the Psalms project band Sons of Korah.

Matt has a doctorate in philosophy and theology from the University of Melbourne, and is the author of the daily Bible reading guide Thrive launched in 2005. Matt's most recent work as an author is his book Deeper Places (Baker Books USA 2013) with an expanded edition released in 2019. In Deeper Places, Matt shares a rich portrait of authentic spirituality. A gifted teacher and Bible scholar, Matthew is invited to speak at conferences and churches where he brings a fresh but foundational perspective to Scripture.

“I do a lot of teaching these days in my various roles but I always see myself more as a learner. I love learning. I enjoy academic learning and because of that I am a perpetual student of many disciplines. But most of all I love learning to live life the way God made me to live it.” MJ

DJ Paine

DJ is a podcaster, photographer and has had a number of years experience as a Christian Radio Breakfast announcer. He would consider himself a professional Christian music geek & amateur Bible nerd. DJ was raised on the Gold Coast and studied at Word Of Life Bible College in Sydney.

Devoted husband of Benita Paine and proud of their three boys: the #BrothersPaine

“If you have ever wondered if God has a place for you in His plan... or if you have ever felt you are just a round peg trying to fit into a square hole... well I want to encourage you: if God can use a goof like me then we are all in good hands! I love the scriptures and if I can leave any legacy behind it is simply to say: read the Bible, the Bible is God’s light by which we can really see the universe.” DJ

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