The answer to the question I just asked, is that in all of them a prominent theme is that people want a King. But not just any King, they want a King who is strong, good and just, and who will conquer evil enemies.
You may be familiar with the stories of how Arthur Curry became Aquaman and Strider became Aragon, and in this lesson, you’ll learn the history behind how Israel got its first king.
Before the first King Saul, we will look at the life of Samuel, the last of the Judges. He’s a powerful, fascinating character, that though over 13 chapters in the Bible talk about him, we know little of his personal life. But we know a lot about the things he did for God and how his life was the link between the time of the Judges and Israel’s identity as a nation.