Author Archives: Mark Steller

‘Make us a king,’ the appeal to Samuel, 2009 edition

Might there be a parallel between the situation of America today and that of ancient Israel many centuries ago?

Against God’s cautions, as He defined and invited individuals and peoples into face-to-face relationship with Him, ancient Israel asked to return to Egypt as slaves rather than endure the wilderness. Later they asked for judges, then they asked for kings. Continue reading