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Abide in God’s Word

“For the bread of God is He who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”
John 6:33

Today’s Bible Reading

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Like the sons of Eli before them, the sons of Samuel are corrupt and unfit to lead Israel. The elders of Israel ask Samuel to appoint a king over Israel. The Lord warns the people of the curse that will come with monarchy, but the people refuse to listen; they want to have a king in order to be like the surrounding nations. The Lord directs Samuel to give them their king.

BibleGateway: 1 Samuel 8 ESV Text: 1 Samuel 8 1 Samuel 8 (Listen) Israel Demands a King 8:1 When Samuel became old, he made his sons judges over Israel. 2 The name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beersheba. 3 Yet his sons did not walk in… Read More »Abide in God’s Word