Israelites demand a king
Terms in this set (15)
What is a king?
a ruler who answers to no one
What were Samuel's sons named?
Joel and Abijah
What did the judges do?
decide between right and wrong - deliver Israel from enemies
How did Samuel feel when the Israelites told him they didn't want judges anymore?
angry and hurt
How did God feel when the Israelites said they wanted a king?
rejected, angry, betrayed
Why did the Israelites want a king?
everyone else had one
Name a situation when it is better NOT to be like everyone else.
(when others are being rebellious, taking drugs, disobedient)
What authorities has God placed between you and Him for your good?
(parents, teachers, elders, government)
When we reject our parents' authority, who are we rebelling against other than them?
(God, because he gave them their authority)
The Israelites had rejected _____ when they wanted a king.
Who was ruling Israel before they had a king?
(God through the judges)
What army was threatening Israel at this time?
Whose behavior encouraged the Israelites to seek leadership from men?
the sons of Samuel were unfair, so Israel turned away from them
How did God defeat Israel's enemies?
How does a king defeat enemies?
(with armies made up of the people's youth)