Continuing our series in the book of 1 Samuel, this week we took some time to hear what God has to say to us through 1 Samuel chapter 8. We read of Israel’s rejection of God as their King. For the sake of power and influence they abandon their call to be unique and different to the surrounding world and demand a king just like all the other surrounding nations. The prophet warns them of the troubles they will face as a consequence of their insistence on adopting a pagan order of government – ultimately they will lose the freedom that their forbears enjoyed when God delivered them from the last tyrannical pagan system of rule in the form of Pharaoh’s Kingship in Egypt.
Here is the article that Adrian mentions writing for Love Black Country.