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Week Ten (Sermon on Chapter 10 will be on 12/27):
Chapter 10: Standing Tall, Falling Hard
Focus: Samuel, Saul
Related Bible Text: 1 Samuel 1-4; 8-13; 15

Discussion Sessions:
Wednesday: 10:10 AM
Thursday: 6:45 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM

Questions to think about as you read (page 477-478 at back of book)

  1. What do you learn about prayer from Hannah?
  2. How did Samuel show his faith in God?
  3. Why was it wrong for the Israelites to ask for a king?
  4. What factors led to King Saul’s demise?
  5. How did Saul respond when confronted with his sin?  How do you respond when confronted with your own shortcomings?
  6. What instances of God’s grace do you see in this chapter?

Fun games to play (courtesy of D. Pleacher, First Presbyterian Church, Fort Collins CO)

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