Book 3.2: The Construction of the Old Covenant Kingdom of Zion (Samuel)

C    Part 1: The Construction of the Old Covenant Kingdom of Zion under the rule of Saul

U    Chapter 1.1: Jehovah raised up Samuel the Prophet to judge Israel

C    Chapter 1.2: Jehovah gave the people of Israel a king after their own heart, but not after his: Saul

C    Chapter 1.3: Jehovah gave the people of Israel a king after his own heart: David

O    Chapter 1.4: Jehovah prevented Saul from killing David to save his kingdom

O    Chapter 1.5: Jehovah prevented David from being involved in the battle between Saul and the Philistines

C    Part 2: The Construction of the Old Covenant Kingdom of Zion under the rule of David

U    Chapter 2.1: Jehovah exalted the Kingdom of Zion under king David

C    Chapter 2.2: Jehovah punished David’s sin of adultery through the incest of Amnon

C    Chapter 2.3: Jehovah punished David’s sin of murder through Absalom’s rebellion

O    Chapter 2.4: David was restored to power only to have to deal with a new rebellion

O    Chapter 2.5: David’s mighty God and mighty men