Tag Archive: saul

1 Samuel 14 Jonathan vs Saul

Jonathan Won the Battle Jonathan, Saul’s son, attacks a Philistine detachment, killing 20 of them.  The surprise, and an earthquake sent by God, terrifies the Philistines.  Saul notices the Philistines army is fleeing, and hurries to attack them. 6 And Jonathan… (READ MORE)

1 Samuel 13-15 Saul Rejected as King

Saul ruled in Israel for 42 years.  His reign brought few changes in the life style of the average Israelite.  Saul’s capital was his home at Gibeah; excavations there have unearthed a simple fortress residence.  Saul’s military garrison included only… (READ MORE)

1 Samuel 10 Saul, Anointed King

The detailed prediction of what will happen on Saul’s way home is important:  It confirms to Saul that Samuel does speak for God in this call to the kingship (10:2-13). 1  Then Samuel took a flask of oil and poured… (READ MORE)

1 Samuel 9 Saul Chosen to be King

Chapers 9 – 12.  Saul Anointed King Saul divinely selected: 9:1-10:13.  Saul meets Samuel while searching for lost donkeys.  God identifies him to the prophet as the chosen king. 16 “Tomorrow about this time I will send you a man from the… (READ MORE)