The story of David begins with a crisis in the nation of Israel: the king they had demanded God for wasn’t working out. King Saul sinned greatly against God and is rejected as king. God calls on the prophet Samuel to anoint a new king to lead Israel, but who would it be? Young David was nothing but a scrawny kid out watching his father’s sheep at the time. But God saw something in David’s character that pleased Him. Let’s learn from the life of David what it takes to be the person God is looking for!