In this series we are reconnecting the with the concept of “king” to better understand Jesus and our relationship with him. When we consider the story of Israel’s first king, Saul, we see the results of what life is like when God gives us the kind of king we think we want. That is, when he gives us a king who looks like us. (Spoiler: it turned out to be a mess that left everyone with regret.) So we must learn from Saul’s story. Sure, we may not have the influence of a king, but we all have areas of responsibility where others count on us or look to us for guidance. So how do we avoid a similar outcome as Saul’s?