Israel is under attack from the Philistines again and this time it goes very differently. Samuel is growing old while his sons have grown apart from his ways. Israel rejects God and demands a king. And would Chad or Daniel look into the Ark today?
The Ark is returned to Israel, but a mistake is made that costs many lives. The Ark is moved to another town without any warnings. 20 years pass and Samuel addresses a familiar problem within Israel. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
God is in the temple of Dagon and things get interesting. Echoes of Egypt are ringing through the land of the Philistines. No one wants to be in the presence of the God of Israel. A solution involving strange golden images and milk cows and their calves is proposed and done. It’s Holy Saturday in the Old Testament. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Israel suffers a defeat at the hands of the Philistines. The people make a foolish and uncounseled decision to bring the Ark into battle. The things spoken to Eli come to pass. And God goes into exile. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
The word of the Lord is infrequent but comes to Samuel at night. Eli isn’t the best priest but gives Samuel the right response to God. A hard word is given to Samuel to speak. And Eli isn’t as faithless as he sometimes seems. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!