1 Samuel - The Coming of God's King

This book takes place around 1100-1000 BC, when the people of Israel were living in the Promised land but troubled by those around them, living in chaos and confusion.

The scattered tribes of Israel needed a king to deliver them from their enemies, unify them and to rule with stability & security. Whilst 1Samuel records how King David’s throne is established in Israel, it also points to the greater chosen King, Jesus Christ.

God calls Samuel (1Sam3:1-21)

We are bombarded with messages and signs each day that demand a response. To keep our sanity, we ignore the spam and frivolous advertising. In this chapter we see God speaking to Samuel. This is not a message he can afford to miss. In fact, we see Samuel’s life transformed by the powerful Word of God. How does this occur? By hearing,…