Kings of Israel – Saul

The Old Testament nation of Israel was ruled over by only three kings, after which time 10 of the tribes broke from Judah.  Sometimes Judah and Israel were at war with each other, sometimes not, and each had a long line of kings that forgot God most of the time.  But for a brief period Israel expanded its borders, defeated its enemies, and had a king on the throne like all the other nations.  They thought they were winners. Continue reading