This is the first of a two volume study of the life of David. Continuing through 2 Samuel 5, with an optional study on Psalm 40, it is for people who are lonely, depressed, afraid, joyful, sorrowful, pressured, discouraged, successful, faithless, obedient, or disobedient. This volume deals with the preparation of David to become God's own king over Israel. At least twenty years passed between David's ainting and his coronation; he learned to deal with the pressure of uncertainty. Fisherman Bible studies are among the most popular on the market. There are nearly 60 book, character, topical, or core studies to choose from, so you're bound to find something just right for your group. Each study features built-in leadership helps and a flexible format you can use in all kinds of settings. 12 studies for individuals or groups.
Robbie F. Castleman (D.Min., University of Dubuque) is associate professor of biblical studies and theology at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. She previously served for several years as a staff member with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, specializing in ministry to graduate students at campuses in and around Tallahassee, Florida. She is the author of the Fisherman Bible Guides; Miracles, Elijah, David and King David (Shaw/Waterbrook) and the IVP Connect LifeGuide Bible Study Peter and The Story of Scripture: The Unfolding Drama of the Bible, and she is a contributor to the book For All the Saints (Knox/Westminster).