1 Samuel 11: Saul Leads Israel to Battle

Old Testament Seminary Student Study Guide, (2002), 94


The story of Samuel calling Saul and presenting him to the people as their leader is told in 1 Samuel 9–10. Chapter 11 of 1 Samuel contains an account of Saul successfully leading Israel against their enemies. Because Israel was successful, the people gained confidence in Saul’s abilities to lead them.