1 Samuel

1:1 – 1:8 23 Elkanah and family journey to Shiloh to worship the Lord at the Tabernacle
1:9 – 1:28 Hannah prays for a son – Samuel’s birth and dedication
2:1 – 2:10 Hannah’s song of praise
2:11 – 2:36 The wickedness of Eli’s sons – Prophet brings deathly warning to Eli’s family
3:1 – 3:14 The Lord speaks to Samuel for the first time
3:15 – 3:21 Samuel speaks the message to Eli
4:1 – 4:11 24 The Ark of God captured by the Philistines – Eli’s sons die
4:12 – 4:22 The death of Eli
5:1 – 6:18 The Ark in Philistia causes great havoc – The Philistines return the Ark to Beth-Shemesh
6:19 – 7:2 The Lord kills 70 men for mishandling and dishonoring the Ark; Ark moved to Kiriath-Jearim
7:3 – 7:17 Samuel leads Israel to repent; become Israel’s judge – leads victory over Philistines
8:1 – 8:22 Israel requested a king – Samuel warns Israel of how a king will treat them
9:1 – 10:16 Saul meets Samuel – Samuel anoints Saul to be king
10:17 – 10:26 Saul proclaimed King before the tribes of Israel
11:1 – 11:15 Saul leads Israel to victory over Ammonites – kingship reaffirmed
12:1 – 12:23 Samuel’s final address to all Israel
13:1 – 13:14 War continues with Philistines – Saul’s disobedience / Samuel’s rebuke
13:15 – 13:23 Saul’s small disadvantaged army
14:1 – 14:23 Jonathan attacks the Philistines – Israel wins the battle
14:24 – 14:46 Saul’s oath – Jonathan’s life protected by Israel
14:47 – 14:52 Saul’s military success
15:1 – 15:9 Saul gains victory over Amalekits  – Disobeys orders to completely wipe out
15:10 – 15:31 Saul rejected as king – Saul pleads for forgiveness
15:32 – 15:35 Samuel kills King Agag
16:1 – 16:13 David is anointed by Samuel to be king
16:14 – 16:23 David serves Saul – Tormenting spirit departs when playing the harp
17:1 – 17:54 25 David kills Goliath
17:55 – 18:16 David and Jonathan become best friends – David’s fame grows – Saul become jealous
18:17 – 18:30 David marries Michal, Saul’s daughter
19:1 – 19:10 Saul tries to kill David
19:11 – 19:24 Michal saves David’s life – David goes to see Samuel in Ramah
20:1 – 20:42 Jonathan warns David of his fathers anger and motive to kill him
21:1 – 21:15 David runs from Saul to the city of Nob (was seen by Doeg)
22:1 – 22:10 David goes to Judah (forest of Hereth) by word of Gad the Prophet
22:11 – 22:23 Doeg tells Saul he saw David in Nob – Saul has all the priests and their families killed
23:1 – 23:12 David rescues the town of Keilah – Saul hears word of it and pursues David to kill him
23:13 – 23:28 Saul pursues David to the wilderness of Moan but leaves to fight a battle
23:29 – 25:1 26 David spares Saul’s life in a cave in En-gedi – The death of Samuel
25:2 – 25:44 David, Nabal and Abigail – David marries Abigail
26:1 – 26:25 David spares Saul’s life again on the hill of Hakilah
27:1 – 27:12 David lives among the Philistines
28:1 – 28:25 The Philistines gather their armies to fight Israel – Saul consults a medium in fear
29:1 – 29:11 The Philistines rulers don’t allow David to fight with them for fear of turning on them
30:1 – 30:30 David returns to destroy the Amalekites and regain plunder from their raid on Ziklag
31:1 – 31:13 The death of King Saul and three sons, Jonathan included.