By John Woodhouse
What form of leaders may still we stick to? what sort of leaders may still we be? And what does God need to do with it? those are many of the questions inherent in 1 Samuel, with its portrait of divine reaction to historic Israel's management hindrance. That problem was once met via 3 men-Samuel, Saul, and David-in ways in which endlessly replaced the nature of Israel's management and clarified what God calls for of his humans and their leaders.
As John Woodhouse demonstrates, 1 Samuel's biblical context offers critical mirrored image on our want for management and the failure of human leaders. however it additionally finds God's solution for Israel, which seems to be his resolution for the complete international and for every folks separately. This perceptive observation not just illumines previous testomony heritage yet brilliantly issues to the recent testomony promise that was once fulfilled in Jesus, our sovereign chief and Savior. Part of the Preaching the Word series.
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1 Samuel: Looking for a Leader (Preaching the Word) by John Woodhouse