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Samuel grew old and his sons were grown men. He made them leaders of the Temple. Samuel’s sons cheated, lied, and stole. They didn’t love God or bless the people. – Slide 1
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The people spoke to Samuel, ‘Your sons are very bad. <br/>They will not treat us fair like you. We want to be like other nations, we want a king!’ This made Samuel very sad. – Slide 2
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Samuel knelt down and prayed to God. He told God how the people wanted a king. <br/>God told Samuel to give the people what they wanted, but to warn them of all the trouble a king would bring! – Slide 3
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‘A king will take their sons to raise his horses, plough the fields, and fight his wars. <br/>A king will take their daughters to work for him. They will bake, and cook, and do all the chores.’ – Slide 4
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‘A king will make the people give to him their grapes, and olives, and wheat. <br/>A king will make the people give to him their donkeys and cows, goats and sheep.’ – Slide 5
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Samuel spoke to the people, he told them God’s warning. They said, ‘We still want a king!’ <br/>They didn’t care about the trouble a king would bring. – Slide 6
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Again, Samuel prayed to God, ‘The people still want a king.’ <br/>God told Samuel, ‘Give the people what they want! Give them their king!’ – Slide 7
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