Saul of Tarsus had a lot of things to boast about. He had won the “gold medal” in achievements and thus boasting. He came from the right Tribe, the right family, the right schooling and moved in all the right social circles. He had it made! (Or so he thought!) Then he met Jesus and…

The nation of Israel cried out for a king. I guess they wanted to be like other nations and have a king reign over them so they had Samuel bring their demand before the Lord. It first appears that God gave in to their ill-advised request, but of course God always has bigger and better…