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WEEK 14

SATURDAY

1 SAMUEL 1-3

HIGHLIGHTS

• Hannah Dedicates Samuel in Gratitude

• Eli the Priest Has Wicked Sons

• Samuel as a Boy Hears God

PROMPTS

Think of the biggest sacrifice you would be willing to make out of gratitude.

How would God respond?

NOTES

1 Samuel covers Israel's history from the birth of the famed prophet Samuel up through King David's trials before he was king.  It ends with the death of King Sual, which opens the door for David to ascend to the throne.  The biography of Samuel, the story of David and Goliath, and the biography of King Saul are included.

NUMBER OF CHAPTERS: 31

TYPE: HISTORY

DATE WRITTEN: 900 BC

PERIOD COVERED: 1150 BC - 1000 BC

AUTHOR: SAMEL, NATHAN, GAD, AND AN UNKNOWN SCRIBE WHO SERVED AS COMPILER