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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!
This is Q6L7 in our Explorers curriculum. Download the family guide here: Download Family Guide (pdf)
- Samuel was a good judge, but the people wanted a king.
- 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.
- God is the real king over everyone everywhere.
Psalm 47:2 For the Lord Most High is awesome. He is the great King of all the earth.
See Also: God, Samuel, Judges
Talk About It
- What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
- If you were in charge of a country, what would you do?
- Why did the people ask Samuel for a king to rule over them?
- Who was their real king? Why didn’t the Israelites view God as their king?
- Read Revelation 17:14. Who is the Lamb? Who are the chosen ones that will be with him forever?
- How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?
This is part of the Bible Storyline series.