1 Samuel 9-16 – Saul is crowned as Israel’s first king, but after a promising start, he is weakened by his own foolishness, first offering burnt offerings without the authority to do so, and then in failing to utterly destroy the Amalekites. David is raised up to replace Saul. David is a young shepherd and slays Goliath. How do we sometimes act like both Saul and David? Sam Dodini is with us.
1 Samuel 2; 3; 8 – The sons of Eli commit serious transgressions but Eli falls short in his bid to reprimand them, thus receiving a reprimanding himself. How do we put ourselves, the world, or others before the Lord? We might not seduce women outside the temple, but we still err in one way or another. In better news: Samuel is called by the Lord and Israel wants a king. Download now and download often!