Saul Rejected, David Anointed

Scripture: 1 Samuel 16:1-23

Topics: Heart, Humility, Judging

Saul has been rejected as king by God, so God instructs Samuel to go to Bethlehem to anoint the next king that God has chosen. An unlikely selection, David is chosen from the field, revealing that God does not evaluate by appearance or status but by the heart. Can we learn to follow God without all the information like Samuel? Can we grow to evaluate and cultivate the heart rather than appearance? Let’s take a look at some key points and questions from 1 Samuel 16.