God graciously gives a new king (1Sam16:1-13) 08 Aug 2021 Michael Prodigalidad 1Samuel Show Audio Player Save Audio Halfway through 1Samuel, Israel are back to square one with a failed king. Do they cry out to God for a new king? No. Do they repent in sackcloth or ashes? No. Despite this, God gives them a new king because he is merciful and gracious.