By John Woodhouse

What form of leaders should still we stick to? what sort of leaders should still we be? And what does God need to do with it? those are the various questions inherent in I Samuel, with its portrait of divine reaction to historic Israel's management predicament. That drawback used to be met via 3 men-Samuel, Saul, and David-in ways in which perpetually replaced the nature of Israel's management and clarified what God calls for of his humans and their leaders.

As John Woodhouse demonstrates, 1 Samuel's biblical context offers severe mirrored image on our desire for management and the failure of human leaders. however it additionally finds God's resolution for Israel, which seems to be his resolution for the full global and for every folks separately. This perceptive statement not just illumines outdated testomony heritage yet brilliantly issues to the hot testomony promise that was once fulfilled in Jesus, our sovereign chief and Savior. Part of the Preaching the Word series.

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