Chapter 13 – I and II Samuel

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Name the author of the books of I and II Samuel.
  • Identify to whom the books were written.
  • State the purposes for the books.
  • Write the Key Verses of I and II Samuel from memory.
  • State the Life and Ministry Principles for the books of I and II Samuel.

I SAMUEL

INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR: Samuel
TO WHOM: Israel
PURPOSE: Continued record of God’s dealing with His people.
KEY VERSES: I Samuel 15:22-23
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: Obedience to God is more important than sacrifice.
MAIN CHARACTERS: Samuel, Elkanah, Hannah, Eli, David, Goliath, Saul, Jonathan, Michal, Abigai

II SAMUEL
INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR: Samuel
TO WHOM: Israel
PURPOSE: Continue the historical record of God’s dealing with His people.
KEY VERSES: II Samuel 7:22-23
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: God carries out His plan through those obedient to Him in spite of their human frailties.
MAIN CHARACTERS: David, Uriah, Bathsheba, Nathan, Absalom, Abner, Isbosheth, Joab

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.