Being kind honors God and others

Bible Point: Being kind honors God and others Key Verse: Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.” Romans 12:10 We learned today that David honored Mephibosheth by allowing him to eat at the king’s table and by giving him all that had belonged to Saul. We also learned that […]

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Bible Point: We can rely on God

Bible Point: We can rely on God Key Verse: “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1 We learned this week how all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron to anoint him as king. And we heard how David relied on God and his promises when he […]

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God wants us to love our enemies

Bible Point: God wants us to love our enemies. Key Verse: “But I tell you; Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” Matthew 5:44 We learned this week how David showed love to his enemy Saul by choosing to not kill him when he had the chance (1 Samuel 26:5-25). Strengthen your […]

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God wants us to solve conflict peacefully

Bible Point: God wants us to solve conflict peacefully Key Verse: Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” Romans 12:17-18 We heard today how Abigail saved her […]

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God helps us be loyal friends

Bible Point: God helps us be loyal friends Key Verse: “There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother” (Proverbs 18:24). We learned this week how Jonathan was loyal to David even when Jonathan’s own father was trying to kill David. We also learned that God wants us to be good and loyal friends […]

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God can help us all do great things

Bible Point: God can help us all do great things Key Verse: “I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13 We learned today how David, a young boy, was able to defeat Goliath, whom all the Israelite soldiers were too afraid to fight. Like David, we can do great things for […]

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Our hearts are what matter to God

Bible Point: Our hearts are what matter to God Key Verse: “The Lord does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 We learned this week that David had several older and more impressive-looking brothers. However, God chose David […]

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Give your worries to God.

Bible Point: Give your worries to God. Key Verse: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:6-7). Saul got worried when Samuel […]

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God lets us choose to obey or disobey.

Bible Point: God lets us choose to obey or disobey. Key Verse: “He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance” (2 Peter 3:9). The Israelites rejected God and asked Samuel to give them a king. We also heard how God allowed Samuel to give them a king, […]

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God wants us to listen and follow when he directs us.

Bible Point: God wants us to listen and follow when he directs us. Key Verse: “Then Samuel said, ‘Speak, for your servant is listening” (1 Samuel 3:10). God called out Samuel’s name in the middle of the night. When Samuel finally recognized that it was God’s voice, Samuel listened to and obeyed everything God said […]

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