Bibletime Lessons: Level 1

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C6 David

Lesson No. 1 – Choosing a King

There was a man called Samuel who was a prophet. A prophet was someone who told the people what God had to say to them. One day God told Samuel to go to Bethlehem to see a man called Jesse who had eight sons.

1 Samuel 16: 1-13

Lesson No. 2 – Fighting Goliath

Goliath was a giant in the Philistine army. The Philistines did not trust in God. The Israelites and the Philistines were at war. The Israelites did trust in God. Many times in the past God had helped them to win battles when they trusted Him.

1 Samuel 17: 1-31

Lesson No. 3 – Defeating Goliath

When King Saul heard that David was talking about fighting the giant Goliath, he sent for David. David said to King Saul, “Your Majesty, no one should be afraid of this Philistine! I will go and fight him.”

1 Samuel 17: 32-51

Lesson No. 4 – Living with Saul

Have you got a best friend? David’s best friend was Jonathan. He was King Saul’s son. Saul was very pleased when David killed Goliath. David went to live with King Saul and his family.

1 Samuel 18: 1-16