- How is true obedience illustrated in Samuel’s behavior?
What can you learn from his example?
- What great truth was brought home to Samuel at Bethlehem?
Consider how this truth is emphasized in Jesus’ teaching. See Matt. 6:1; 7:15, etc. Cf. Rom. 2:28, 29.
- Here men twice sent to fetch David; why?
When he comes into sight, what do we learn about him?
Make a list of his characteristics.
What was the chief evidence that God had chosen him and rejected Saul?
Cf. 2 Cor. 1:22.
Note. Verses 21, 22. David became an ‘armour-bearer’ – possibly a military title.