1.Describe Samuel’s warnings to the people about the dangers of submitting to kingship in 1 Samuel 8. Why do you think kingship was such a threat to Samuel? Do you think Samuel felt threatened about this new venture of kingship for Israel? 2.Why was David not able to be become king over “all Israel” when he became king over Judah (2 Samuel 2)? You will want to explore the reason by carefully reading 2 Samuel chapters 2 through 5.