1 & 2 Samuel
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Rise of the Lord's Anointed
Written by Kay Gabrysch
From the private sorrows of Hannah to the action-packed reign of King David, the narratives of 1 and 2 Samuel make for a gripping read. But how do you best study these stories? What bearing do they have on Christ, the New Testament, or your life today? Kay Gabrysch answers these questions while helping you develop a lasting framework for reading biblical narratives.
Recurring “big questions” explore characterization, setting, worldview, conflict, resolution, and relation to Christ. Questions specific to the passage draw in portions from the rest of Scripture. Applications questions go straight to your heart and life.
"Kay Gabrysch leads us well through these adventurous stories to the throne of David’s greater Son. And she does so in an accessible way that draws us in.” - Joseph (Skip) Ryan, Chancellor and Professor of Practical Theology, Redeemer Seminary, Dallas
“Gracious and accessible, Gabrysch introduces her readers to the world of sound biblical interpretation by emphasizing the storied nature of Scripture.” —Michael D. Williams, Professor of Systematic Theology, Covenant Seminary, St. Louis
“Kay’s thoughtful framework and insightful questions helped our women’s Bible study to engage these Old Testament narratives with heightened expectation.” —Richard Colquitt, Assistant Pastor for Community Formation, Christ the King Presbyterian Church, Houston
Paperback, 444 pages, short bibliography, questions for study and reflection, and space for notes, thoughts and answers