Contrast sets one thing against another to give definition, meaning, insight, greater understanding, and clarity. In design work, good contrast is key.
Even beyond the tangible, however, contrast helps clarify meaning. Sometimes theologians find it easier to say what God is not, rather than simply what God is!
Using contrast, Mark Lanier approaches this introductory lesson on First Samuel. In the process of establishing the storyline in Samuel, we readily see the text teaching by way of contrasts. Join Mark as he highlights these contrasts after moving through the basic elements of the storyline.