Parashat Beshalach 5772
It doesn’t matter where you look, there are contradictions.
For just one example, let’s look at an event recorded in Shmuel I Chapter 16.
Shaul is king, but he has not fulfilled his potential. God tells Shmuel to go to Bethlehem where he will anoint a new king.
We would expect Shmuel to say something like, “Great idea! I’m on it today.”