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 nation. 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 useful non secular lessons.
The lesser characters in I Samuel are hardly ever incidental—Eli the corrupted priest, Hannah the tearful believer, and Jonathan the trustworthy pal, to call simply three.
As are the entire books within the Reformed Expository remark sequence, this exposition of one Samuel is obtainable to either pastors and lay readers. every one quantity within the sequence offers exposition that provides cautious awareness to the biblical textual content, is doctrinally Reformed, specializes in Christ throughout the lens of redemptive heritage, and applies the Bible to our modern setting.
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1 Samuel (Reformed Expository Commentaries) by Richard D. Phillips