Free Online Bible Classes | God is King

Please Login and Enroll to attend our free classes; you will be able to track your progress through the class.

Log in to Attend this Lecture

Please log into your free account and enroll in this class for free so you can attend the class and see your progress.

Create account    Login

  • Duration:
    42 min

Lesson

I Samuel tells of the shift from the nation being ruled by Judges to that of a king. Israel was supposed to be a theocracy, a kingdom ruled by God, and so the people’s desire for a king was a rejection of God. Saul, the first king, did not learn the lesson that God is still king, and what matters for us is to remain faithful. Unfortunately, many people make the same mistake as Saul.

Update: When Dr. Mounce refers to "theodicy" at the first of the lecture, he means, "theocracy." We have updated the outline and the transcription. We will update the audio when we are able.

Download the lecture

You can download this lecture with our app and listen to it offline (more information).