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10.03 bible - 10.03 The Beginnings of Monarchy I Overview...

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10.03 The Beginnings of Monarchy I. Overview of 1 and 2 Samuel A. Transition from Judges to Kings 1. 2. Assyrians destroy Northern tribes 3. Babylonians destroy Southern tribes 4. ------ 5. Judges – Israel was a loose confederation of 12 tribes allegedly descended from 12 sons of Jacob (not a precise correlation between tribes and sons) 6. Came up with stories later to justify 12 tribes 7. From period of Judges to getting a king monarchy with a king over the entire land 8. Stories from separate sources 9. Three figures a. Samuel – last judge (anoints) b. Saul – first king (succeeded by) c. David – best king B. Flow of the Narrative 1. Begins at the end of the Judges with the birth of Samuel; because of Hannah’s prayers, she could conceive; miraculous birth of boy who becomes great leader 2. Samuel becomes Judge of Israel; has bad sons 3. People request that Samuel anoint a king – some passages say that kings are
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