Gospel.com Topics Feed - Abijah 2008-05-05T09:17:14-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/abijah/ The Handsome Foolish King http://bibleforchildren.org/PDFs/english/The%20Handsome%20Foolish%20King%20English.pdf 2008-05-05T09:17:14-05:00 Samuel was old and his sons wicked. The people wanted a king. God gave them Saul the son of Kish. Saul rescued Israel from the Ammonites, but he did not fully obey God. He kept King Agag of Amalek alive and offered a sacrifice to God which only the priest could do. God rejected him from being king.