1 SAMUEL

CHAPTER 1

  1. What did Hanna pray for from the Lord?
  2. What did Hanna vow to God if He would answered her prayer?
  3. When Eli saw Hanna praying, what did he think was wrong with her?
  4. What did Hanna name her child?

CHAPTER 2

  1. What were the sins of Eli's sons?
  2. Did Eli stop his sons from committing these sins?
  3. What did God tell Eli He would do to he and his family?

CHAPTER 3

  1. What was Samuel's first prophecy?

CHAPTER 4

  1. How did Eli's sons die?
  2. How did Eli die?

CHAPTER 5

  1. What happened to the Philistine god, Dagon, before the ark of God?
  2. What happened in each city of the Philistines where the ark was taken?

CHAPTER 6

  1. What did the Philistines decide to do with the ark of God?
  2. How would the Philistines know that it was God who had been against them?
  3. Where did the ark of the covenant of the Lord end up?
  4. Why did the Lord slaughter the people at Beth Shemesh?
  5. Where did the men of Beth Shemesh move the ark of the Lord?

CHAPTER 7

  1. How did God defeat the Philistines at Mizpah?
  2. What did Samuel call the memorial he set up to God for His help against the Philistines?

CHAPTER 8

  1. Did Samuel's sons follow in his footsteps?
  2. What did the people decide they wanted for themselves?

CHAPTER 9

  1. Who did God choose to be king over Israel?

CHAPTER 10

  1. How did Saul receive a new heart?

CHAPTER 11

  1. How did the Ammonites want the men of Jabesh Gilead to surrender?
  2. How did Saul get the people of Israel to go to battle against the Ammonites?
  3. How many people came out to battle?
  4. Would Saul allow the men who were against him to be put to death?

CHAPTER 12

  1. What did Samuel remind the people about God?
  2. What did Samuel say was the sin of the people?

CHAPTER 13

  1. Why was Saul's sacrifice unlawful?
  2. Who were the only ones of the Israelites who had weapons at this time?

CHAPTER 14

  1. In what was Jonathan's confidence to defeat the Philistines?
  2. What was Saul's rash oath against his people?

CHAPTER 15

  1. What did God instruct Saul to do to the Amalekites?
  2. What sin did Saul commit concerning the Amalekites?
  3. What did God say Saul had done concerning Him?
  4. a. What did Saul say he planned to do with the animals of the Amalekites? b. What was Samuel's response to Saul?

CHAPTER 16

  1. Who did God choose to be king in place of Saul?
  2. What position did David soon have with the king?

CHAPTER 17

  1. How big was Goliath?
  2. What was the challenge of Goliath?
  3. Who took up the challenge of Goliath?
  4. In who was David's confidence to deliver him from Goliath?
  5. How did David defeat Goliath?

CHAPTER 18

  1. Why did the song of the women of Israel anger King Saul?
  2. Why was Saul afraid of David?
  3. What plan did Saul have to kill David?
  4. Why did Saul want his daughter to marry David?

CHAPTER 19

  1. Who became David's friend?
  2. Where did David flee after Saul's attempt to kill Him?
  3. What happened to Saul's men who came to take David?
  4. What did Saul do when he himself went to get David?
  5. What was God trying to show Saul?

CHAPTER 20

  1. At this time, did Jonathan know for certain that Saul wanted to kill David?
  2. How would Jonathan find out if his father was against David?
  3. How would Jonathan let David know whether it was safe for him to return?
  4. What answer did David receive from Jonathan?
  5. Was Jonathan sad to see David go?

CHAPTER 21

  1. What did David seek from Ahimelech, the priest?
  2. What did David pretend in front of the people at Gath?

CHAPTER 22

  1. What type of people joined with David?
  2. What did Saul offer his people for help against David?
  3. What did Saul do to Ahimelech and his household?
  4. Why did Doeg do Saul's killing?

CHAPTER 23

  1. a. What city did David save from the Philistines? b. Even though David saved the city, what did God tell him the people would do?
  2. What did Jonathan tell David that God intended to do?
  3. What news prevented Saul from capturing David in the mountains at Maon?

CHAPTER 24

  1. When Saul sought David in the Wilderness of En Gendi, how close was he to David?
  2. What did David do to Saul?
  3. Why would David not kill Saul?
  4. How did Saul respond to David's mercy?
  5. To what did Saul ask David to swear?

CHAPTER 25

  1. Who was Nabal and what was he like?
  2. What did David ask of Nabal?
  3. a. Did Nabal oblige David's request? b. What is the meaning of the name 'Nabal'? c. What did David resolve to do to Nabal?
  4. Who did God send to prevent David from carrying out his anger against Nabal?
  5. What did God do to Nabal after his wife told him of David's plans?
  6. What did David ask Abigail to do after Nabal was dead?

CHAPTER 26

  1. What did David take from Saul as he slept in his camp?
  2. Why did David avoid killing Saul again?
  3. Who did David ridicule for not protecting Saul?
  4. What did Saul promise to David after this?

CHAPTER 27

  1. Who did David and his men go to live among?
  2. On whom did David make his attacks?
  3. Why did he kill every man and woman?
  4. What did the king of Gath soon believe of David?

CHAPTER 28

  1. Who did Saul seek to get information from Samuel?
  2. What was Saul told would happen to him and his sons?
  3. Who would be made king in place of Saul?

CHAPTER 29

  1. Why did the Philistines send David away from battle aainst the Israelitesa?

CHAPTER 30

  1. What did David and his men discover when they got back to Ziklag?
  2. Who did David inquire of before he did anything against the Amalekites?
  3. Who led David and his men to the camp of the Amalekites?
  4. What did David tell his men to do with the plunder they had received?
  5. What did David do with some of the plunder?

CHAPTER 31

  1. What happened to Saul and his sons in the Philistine battle?
  2. How did Saul die?
  3. What did the Philistines do to the body of Saul and his sons?