David: The Chosen One (1 Sam 16:1-13)

The people of God have asked for a king, expecting someone who is strong, powerful and wealthy. But God seems to have different ideas. In the first talk of our this series, Liam looks at the choosing of David, and considers how God chooses to use the unexpected for His purposes.

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For more on the theme of character, check out David Brooks’ The Road to Character. And if you want a commentary on 1 and 2 Samuel, I’d suggest Peter Leithart’s A Son to Me.