KING SAUL DIED
Greetings! It's so good to have
you back, I could hardly wait to share
another Daily Bread together. Aren't you so excited that today you're about to
complete the study of The First Book of Samuel? I am! Now, what was happening
when we left Daily Bread and went back to our boring daily lives. Think, think,
think. Oh yes, the last thing that was happening in our story, was that the
Amalekites had invaded Ziklag while David was out of town, because Achish
recruited him to fight AGAINST Israel, since he was hiding from king Saul. Well,
it turned out that David recovered everything that the Amalekites attempted to
KING SAUL DIED STUDY ON KING SAUL DIED STORY WITH KING SAUL DIED MESSAGE
Now remember, the
Philistines were fighting against Israel, but the men of Israel ran for their
lives and were killed in mount Gilboa. The Philistines followed closely after
Saul and his sons, and killed Jonathan, Abinadab, and Melchishua (Saul's sons).
The fighting grew more intense against Saul and the Philistine archers struck
Saul and wounded him severely.
Then Saul turned to
his armourbearer and told him, "Take my sword and thrust it through me. If you
don't, then the Philistines will end up hurting me worse and killing me in the
armourbearer was too afraid and couldn't kill Saul even though he asked him to.
So Saul took his own sword and fell upon it and ended his life. When the
armourbearer saw what Saul had done, he fell upon his sword as well and died
with him. So Saul, his 3 sons, and his armourbearer all died on the same day
Samuel predicted when Saul asked the witch of Endor to awaken him? Samuel said
that Saul and his sons would be joining him on this day.
KING SAUL DIED LESSON WITH KING SAUL DIED EXPLANATION
When the Israelites
that were on the other side of the valley and on the other side of Jordan saw
that the army had fled and Saul and his sons were dead, they abandoned the
cities they lived in and ran away. Afterward, the Philistines then came in and
overtook their towns.
The next day, when
the Philistines went out to rob the dead, they found Saul and his sons, dead on
mount Gilboa. They cut off Saul's head, took his armor, and went to proclaim the
news in their temple of idols. They put his amour in the house of Ashtaroth (one
of their gods), hung his head in the temple of Dagon (another of their gods), and
fastened his body to the wall of the city of Beth-shan.
the people living in Jabesh-gilead heard what the Philistines had done to Saul,
all the brave men got together and traveled all night to steal the
body of Saul and his sons from the wall of the city of Beth-shan, and took them
to Jabesh and burned them there. Afterward, they took their bones, and buried
them under a tree at Jabesh and fasted seven days. And that ... Was how king
Saul died with his sons, just as Samuel had told him.
1 Chronicles 10:13-14
So Saul died for his transgression which he committed against the LORD,
even against the word of the LORD, which he kept not, and also for asking
counsel of one that had a familiar spirit, to enquire of it; And enquired
not of the LORD: therefore He slew him, and turned the kingdom unto David
the son of Jesse.
KING SAUL DIED INFORMATION WITH KING SAUL DIED MEANING
was king of Israel for about 40 years! (Sometimes you have to seek different
places in the Bible to find the facts! But then again, that's what you rely on
Daily Bread for ... Right?)
And afterward they desired a king: and God gave unto them Saul the son of
Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, by the space of forty years.
Can you believe that
David hid from Saul for most of that time? Now it
makes more sense why David was so
distressed in the writing of some of his Psalms. Forty years is a LONG TIME! It also lends to the argument
that while we only have a few stories of David in hiding, these stories may have
lasted YEARS at a time, which is deceiving when we read about them one after
another in chapter after chapter. Nevertheless, now you know the real story, and
you can imagine, David's life is about to be a little different than the
fugitive life that he has been living for the past several decades.
you've just completed the study of The First Book of Samuel! But there's much
more excitement and adventure ahead! In the Second Book of Samuel, we'll find
out more about the life and times of king David, so hurry on back and we'll
study and enjoy it together, right here at Daily Bread! Absolutely can't wait!