Because Eli’s sons had rejected God’s sacrifice as the basis for forgiveness, the Lord declared judgment against Eli’s house. Acting as God’s prophet, Samuel presented His message to Eli, experiencing for the first time the immense challenge of conveying God’s word—especially the truth of coming wrath. As Alistair Begg explains, though, God’s word will always accomplish His purposes, whether spoken faithfully by Samuel or fully and finally through the Word of God Himself, Jesus Christ.
Amnon Is Dead and Absalom Fled
In the latter part of his reign, David became easily manipulated, and sin’s corrosive effects continued to erode his kingdom ...
What A Tangled Web
Sin wreaks havoc in human lives. In 2 Samuel 13, we see the ripple effects of King David’s sin extending ...
Remember the End of the Story
Remembering the end of the story is the key to suffering well. In James 5:7-12, believers are exhorted to ...