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God's people thought they needed a king to be powerful, but they already had the most powerful king of all!

Key Points:

  • Samuel was a good judge, but the people wanted a king. 1 Samuel 8:4-5
  • The people thought a king on earth was better than a king in heaven.
  • God told Samuel to warn the people about what kings are like. 1 Samuel 8:6-9
  • God is the real king over everyone everywhere.

Memory Verse:

Psalm 47:2 For the Lord Most High is awesome. He is the great King of all the earth.

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. If you were in charge of a country, what would you do?
  3. Why did the people ask Samuel for a king to rule over them?
  4. Who was their real king? Why didn’t the Israelites view God as their king?
  5. Read Revelation 17:14. Who is the Lamb? Who are the chosen ones that will be with him forever?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Bible Storyline series.