Fearful of the gathering Philistines and having no direction from God, Saul consults a medium to communicate with Samuel. Samuel tells Saul that he will die the next day.
- Do you remember what the “Urim” was (v. 6)?
- Was the medium expecting to see Samuel? What should that tell you about what happened here?
- Note what Samuel says in verse 18 about the key responsibilities of the Theocratic king.