By Richard D. Phillips
Two different major figures—Samuel and Saul—appear in 1 Samuel. Samuel, an epochal determine whose importance equals that of Joshua, courses Israel out of the chaotic interval of the judges and serves the arriving of the Davidic state. Saul, an modify ego first to Samuel after which to David, personifies the idolatry and unbelief that plague Israel in the course of the outdated testomony. The ways that he contrasts with Samuel and David offer important non secular lessons.
The lesser characters in I Samuel are infrequently incidental—Eli the corrupted priest, Hannah the tearful believer, and Jonathan the trustworthy pal, to call simply three.
As are the entire books within the Reformed Expository statement sequence, this exposition of one Samuel is out there to either pastors and lay readers. every one quantity within the sequence presents exposition that provides cautious recognition to the biblical textual content, is doctrinally Reformed, makes a speciality of Christ during the lens of redemptive background, and applies the Bible to our modern setting.
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