Israel longed for a king, as other nations had their kings. So God found favor in Saul, son of Kish. Though Saul reigned forty-two years, it did not take him long to disobey God by failing to completely destroy the Amalekites and all their possessions. Thus, Saul fell out of God’s favor.
This action lead God to search for a new king, one with a heart God knew to be true. Continue reading