1 Samuel 12

  1. What was the point of Samuel’s historical recital? Unlike the Israelites, do we:
    (a) Remind ourselves constantly of the great things God has done for us, and
    (b) Allow this reminder to have a full effect on our behavior?
  1. What were the outstanding features in Samuel’s character as seen in this chapter?
  2. Summarize the counsels and warning of verses 20-25.
    Note especially what Samuel says about prayer.
    Yet, if the people will not turn from their wicked ways, will prayer avail?
    See verse 25; cf. Jer. 15:1; Ps. 99:6, 8.