By Richard D. Phillips
Two different major figures—Samuel and Saul—appear in I Samuel. Samuel, an epochal determine whose value equals that of Joshua, courses Israel out of the chaotic interval of the judges and serves the arriving of the Davidic country. Saul, an regulate ego first to Samuel after which to David, personifies the idolatry and unbelief that plague Israel through the previous testomony. The ways that he contrasts with Samuel and David supply important religious lessons.
The lesser characters in 1 Samuel are rarely incidental—Eli the corrupted priest, Hannah the tearful believer, and Jonathan the trustworthy good friend, to call simply three.
As are the entire books within the Reformed Expository observation sequence, this exposition of one Samuel is offered to either pastors and lay readers. every one quantity within the sequence offers exposition that provides cautious realization to the biblical textual content, is doctrinally Reformed, makes a speciality of Christ throughout the lens of redemptive historical past, and applies the Bible to our modern setting.
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