During the time of Samuel, why did the people of Israel desire a king? Why was Saul chosen, and, ultimately, why was he rejected?

Essay Question 1

Answer the following set of questions in an essay that traces the history of the United Kingdom Period: During the time of Samuel, why did the people of Israel desire a king? Why was Saul chosen, and, ultimately, why was he rejected? What attribute did David display that made him a better king than Saul? What sin did Solomon commit that ultimately led to the division of Israel after his death?

 

In writing this essay, analyze the three primary figures of Israel’s United Kingdom Period (Saul, David, and Solomon). Pay special attention to points of contrast and comparison between these figures, and how they are presented by the narrators of the historical books of the Old Testament (1&2 Samuel, 1 Kings, and 1&2 Chronicles).

What attribute did David display that made him a better king than Saul? What sin did Solomon commit that ultimately led to the division of Israel after his death?

 

In writing this essay, analyze the three primary figures of Israel’s United Kingdom Period (Saul, David, and Solomon). Pay special attention to points of contrast and comparison between these figures, and how they are presented by the narrators of the historical books of the Old Testament (1&2 Samuel, 1 Kings, and 1&2 Chronicles).

Posted in Uncategorized