Samuel is an prophet, with an amazing prophet to speak for God to people.
With that comes the other side of a great relationship with God – actually having to speak what God is telling Samuel to say.
Enter Jesse and his sons!
Samuel is to choose the next king. But, having checked in with God, none of those sons are acceptable to God to become King.
Was Samuel wrong? Or is there a bigger picture to this?
Andy B imagined Samuel with a drop of sweat as the last son passed, and the answer came from God that, no, this wasn’t the right person to become King…