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, publications Israel out of the chaotic interval of the judges and serves the arriving of the Davidic country. Saul, an modify ego first to Samuel after which to David, personifies the idolatry and unbelief that plague Israel during the previous testomony. The ways that he contrasts with Samuel and David offer worthy religious 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 all of the 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 offers cautious cognizance to the biblical textual content, is doctrinally Reformed, makes a speciality of Christ in the course of the lens of redemptive background, and applies the Bible to our modern setting.
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1 Samuel (Reformed Expository Commentaries) by Richard D. Phillips