July 24, 2022 – 1 Samuel 31 – The Last Days of Saul

King Saul’s reign ends in tragedy as Israel’s army is routed by the Philistines, and Saul takes his own life under confusing circumstances. The body of Saul and his sons are desecrated and hung up in a Philistine city. The men of Jabesh-gilead, remembering Saul’s saving them in the early stage of his kingship, take down the bodies, burn them and bury the bones.

Notes on 1 Samuel 31:1-13

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