C6 David

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Lesson 1: Choosing a King

Readings: 1 Samuel 16: 1-13

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.

Lesson 2: Fighting Goliath

Readings: 1 Samuel 17: 1-31

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.

Lesson 3: Defeating Goliath

Readings: 1 Samuel 17: 32-51

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.”

Lesson 4: Living with Saul

Readings: 1 Samuel 18: 1-16

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.