1 Samuel

Numbers 6

Chapter six outlines the procedures for a special type of vow – the Nazirite vow. Nazirite means “consecrated one,” and most who took this vow did so temporarily. Only two men were clearly said to have been lifelong Nazirites — Samuel (1 Samuel 1:27-28) and Samson (Judges 13:4-5, 14) — although some teachers believe that […]

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Ephesians 6

Chapter six starts a new section with verse ten. As noted previously, Ephesians 6:1-9 continue Paul’s list of example relationships that he started in Ephesians 5:22. Thus, this chapter contains only one final section of application followed by Paul’s closing greetings. Ephesians 6:10-20 contains the famous armor of God passage. This is a favorite by

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Psalm 34

Psalm 34 provides a definite time when David wrote it, “when he pretended to be insane before Abimelech, causing the king to send him away.” This story can be found in 1 Samuel 21. Running from King Saul, David went to the Philistine city of Gath. When they discovered who he was (the hero who

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