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A Tale of Three Kings Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part One, Chapters 1-2 Summary

Gene Edwards
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Part One, Chapters 1-2 Summary

In a town called Bethlehem there is a shepherd, Jesse, who has eight sons. The oldest have jobs on the farm. The youngest, David, goes into the hills to watch over the family sheep. David always takes with him a sling and a musical instrument. During the long hours of watching the sheep, David often plays music and practices throwing rocks with his sling, targeting a small tree nearby. One day a bear comes upon the sheep and attempts to steal a small vulnerable lamb. David kills this bear with a rock and afterward David is more mature than before. That night David composes a song about the event. The song will someday come to inspire many men and women.

Some time later David is called home. There is an old man at the house who has asked to see David...

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