The next book of the Bible we will covering begins Israel’s desire to be like everyone else.
They wanted a king.
If there could be an overall theme here, I think it would be obedience. We will see obedience in Samuel’s mother, and later her son Samuel. David’s obedience. But we will also see disobedience from the first king, Saul, and Eli’s sons.
The book of Samuel, originally, was one whole book but has been broken into two parts, thus 1st Samuel and 2nd Samuel. The Greek title means, “Books of Kingdoms.”
Consisting of 31 chapters, let’s begin. 🙂
Ch. 1 – Hannah’s Vow
A man named Elkanah had two wives, and his favorite wife, Hannah was barren. Her rival, the other wife, always provoked her and made her miserable.
When Elkanah would go to the house of the Lord and sacrifice. He would give his family, afterward, a portion…
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