The events of the history of Israel as described in the books of Samuel, highlighting the life of David. During Saul's reign life darkened, but with David as King conditions were reversed and God's purpose regarding His people was greatly advanced.
the death of Saul. At this point, David became King of Israel, but it was not an easy assumption of Saul's throne. What follows is an accurate and exhaustive description of David's life as King.
W.G. Blaikie was a leader in Scotland's Christian movement and welcomed Evangelist Dwight L. Moody on his first visit to Scotland. Moody made Blaikie's home his headquarters while in Scotland and the two men engaged in many conversations about Christianity.
Blaikie was the author of dozens of books. The Second Book of Samuel was one of his last, published just a year before his death. The entire book is a wonderful and accurate history of King David, his life and many trials; one that should be read by every serious Christian, especially the last chapter.