Patriarchs and Prophets -- Study Guide


Chapter 59: The First King of Israel

1. What led the Israelites to want a king? PP-SG 61.1

2. In choosing a king, Israel preferred a human ruler over God, the divine Ruler. How can we, in our religious experience, prefer human rule above God’s rule? PP-SG 61.2

3. God sent a warning through Samuel that having a king was unwise. How might God warn us if something we pray for is unwise? PP-SG 61.3