Sessions with Samuel

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Sessions with Samuel
Stories from the Edge

by Tony W. Cartledge

Retail Price: $13.00
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Paperback / 112 pages
ISBN: 978-1-57312-555-0

Brief Description

Sessions with Samuel is a ten-session study unit designed to provide a compelling look at the books of 1 & 2 Samuel. Each session is followed with a thought-provoking page of questions that allow for a deeper experience of the scriptural passages. These resource pages can be used by class leaders during preparation and group discussion, as well as in individual Bible study.

Tony Cartledge takes readers on a journey through these important segments of Israel’s history. In these stories, Israel faces one crisis after another, a people constantly on the edge. Individuals like Saul and David find themselves on the edge as well, facing troubles of leadership and personal struggle. Yet, each crisis becomes a gateway for learning that God is always present, that hope remains.

Sessions series editor: Michael D. McCullar

About the Author

Tony W. Cartledge has taught Old Testament, writing, and ministry courses at Campbell University Divinity School since 2007. A pastor of five churches over 26 years, Cartledge also has authored or co-authored several books with Smyth & Helwys, including Tall Tales and Deep Truths, Sessions with Samuel, A Whole New World: Life after Bethany and Job: Into the Fire, Out of the Ashes. He is also author of 1 & 2 Samuel, part of the Smyth & Helwys Bible Commentary Series.

Table of Contents

Preface: Sessions with Samuel
Introducing 1 & 2 Samuel

Session One:
Desperate Housewives
1 Samuel 1:1–2:11

Session Two:
God in a Box
1 Samuel 4:1–7:1

Session Three:
There Goes the Judge
1 Samuel 7:2-17

Session Four:
Here Comes the King
1 Samuel 11:1-15

Session Five:
Hacking Agag
1 Samuel 15:1-35

Session Six:
A Fool and His Money
1 Samuel 25:1-42

Session Seven:
Real Men Do Cry
2 Samuel 1:1-27

Session Eight:
My House, Your House
2 Samuel 7:1-29

Session Nine:
One Thing Leads to Another
2 Samuel 12:1-25

Session Ten:
Days of Their Lives
2 Samuel 15:13–19:8

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