In 1 Samuel 8, God reluctantly gives the Israelites what they want-an earthly king. They are driven by a desire to be just like the nations around them, but they have no idea how good they have it with God! So Saul is conferred as the first king of Israel. His selection as king is remarkably similar to our journey in becoming a Christian. How so? Find out in today’s study as Pastor Gary Hamrick takes us through 1 Samuel 8-11.