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What is a Mini-Series?
A Mini-Series is a small subset of lessons from a major series which covers a particular subject or book. The class numbers will be in reference to the major series rather than the mini-series.

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1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, Oct 24, 2017
by Robert Dean
Passage: Psalm 18:7-15
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 4 secs
Does God intervene in human history in answer to prayer? Listen to this lesson to learn instances of God’s intervention. Hear four different parts of prayer that we can utilize in our personal prayers. See that our prayers are not to be designed to get God to give us what we want but are to change us to think like God thinks in the Word of God. Hear how David expresses God’s power as He rules His creation in amazing ways throughout Scripture. Learn about Bible believing scientists who made tremendous scientific discoveries throughout history.
1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, Oct 31, 2017
by Robert Dean
Passage: Psalm 18:16-24
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 25 secs

When did you last take time to recall God’s goodness to you and His answers to your prayers? Listen to this lesson to learn how David described all God had done for him. Hear about the waters of Shiloah which speak of God’s protection. Find out the difference between the free gift of imputed righteousness and experiential righteousness which we earn by walking by means of the Holy Spirit.

During this lesson Dr. Dean referenced an article on the Reformation by Barna Group. You can view it here.

Dr. Dean also recommends that you view a video about Hezekiah's Tunnel and the Gihon Spring which he discussed this evening. The video is located here.

1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, Nov 14, 2017
by Robert Dean
Passage: Psalm 18:20-26
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 0 mins 45 secs
What does it mean that God blesses, recompenses, and rewards us? Listen to this lesson to see that David in Psalm 18 is not talking about salvation but about our fellowship with God after we are saved. Find out the importance of fellowship with God. See that God distributes blessings to us when we have the capacity for them and how this capacity is developed. Learn five basic things we need to know about rewards. Keep in mind that when we come to the end of our lives, all that will matter will be our relationship with the Lord.
1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
by Robert Dean
Passage: Psalm 18:25-30
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 37 secs
Is Thanksgiving just a day for lots of good food and being with family for you? Listen to this lesson to learn that David shows us in his psalms that we should be thankful to God every day of our lives. Find out what is necessary to enjoy fellowship with God and how to be sure that our prayers are heard. See that only God can build a church or a family and that it’s not through our own efforts. Learn the meaning of humbling ourselves when we come under adversity so God can exalt us.
1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, Nov 28, 2017
by Robert Dean
Passage: Psalm 18:31-50
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 58 mins 49 secs
How should we handle our battles in this life? Listen to this message to hear the lessons that David had learned about trusting God in the midst of all his adversities. See the importance of learning the characteristics of God so we can appreciate the provisions He has for us. Find out the necessity for training to be prepared for whatever happens. Understand that God trains us when we study His Word. As we conclude this psalm we should be reminded that God is sovereign and His justice will ultimately prevail.
1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, May 14, 2019
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Samuel 7:18-29 & Psalm 89:1-18
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 0 mins 47 secs
When faced with the godless society surrounding us, how can we find stability and peace? Listen to this lesson to hear a psalm that assures us that we can rely on God’s unchanging character which never wavers no matter what is happening. See that the only rock-solid truth in the world is found in God’s Word. Find out about God’s lovingkindness, faithfulness, and loyal love. Hear the three components of the faith-rest drill and the means to use it in your time of need.
1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, May 21, 2019
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Samuel 7:18-29 & Psalm 89:1-18
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 8 mins 2 secs
What determines a country’s culture? Listen to this lesson to learn that how people view God is the most important element. Hear a psalm that is written for Israel as the people have turned to idol worship and are no longer trusting God. See different crises that occurred in their history and which one the psalmist is referring to here. Find out the solution for their problems and learn that it is the same for us today involving trusting God, remembering His character, and obeying His Word.
1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, May 28, 2019
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Samuel 7:18-29 & Psalm 89:5-10
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 1 sec
Do you have confidence that God will answer your prayers? Listen to this lesson to hear a number of biblical reasons for trusting God. Hear King Solomon’s prayer where he exercises the Faith-Rest drill. Continue in Psalm 89 as Ethan calls on God’s attributes and praises God just as the angels who surround God’s throne do. As you pray, praise God’s wonders and His uniqueness and remember that God is so powerful that He can fulfill every promise He had made to us,
1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, Jun 04, 2019
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Samuel 7:18-29 & Psalm 89:5-10
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 9 mins 45 secs
Have you ever wondered why dragons are a part of many ancient mythologies? Listen to this lesson to learn that from Job to Revelation in the Bible the devil is often referred to as a dragon or a sea creature. Hear twelve compelling points contrasting human viewpoint with divine viewpoint and see how ancient mythologies were unbelieving mankind’s attempt to explain the phenomena around them. Understand that although evil is real, believers have nothing to fear because God’s plan is to ultimately crush all evil.
1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, Jun 11, 2019
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Samuel 7:18-29 & Psalm 89:10
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 9 mins 22 secs

Think of all the strange mythological creatures you’ve seen in movies and books. Would it surprise you to learn that they are actual creatures created by God and have been used by pagan religions to portray their gods and goddesses in rebellion against God? Listen to this lesson to learn about their descriptions in the Bible and about a great battle that took place in eternity past. See that the forms of these creatures were incorporated as a part of the creation of man and animals in Genesis. Find out the role of fire in the angelic realm.

Lesson includes a presentation by J. T. Ford, who will shortly be going to Peru on a missions trip with CRU. Please contact Dean Bible Ministries for information on how to support J.T.