"First Samuel gives events in the lives of 3 important Bible characters.
Samuel, the ideal servant of God from his youth to his death, receives miraculous answers to prayer.
Saul, Israel’s first king, is the opposite of Samuel. He was filled with pride, jealousy, and rebellion. God chastened him.
Young David, a favorite Bible character, has a heart for God and a strong faith. His victories and difficulties prepare him to be Israel’s next king."