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Posts Tagged: Saul

"Serves Ya Right!"

  “Serves ya right!” Have you ever said those words? I have – mostly to my siblings when they broke the family rules or got into trouble for picking on me when we were kids. Even now, as a grown woman, I admit I feel like spouting them when someone wrongs me and later falls… [ read more ]

The Humble Prince

The Scriptures tell us a lot about King Saul and his reign. They tell us even more about David and his journey from the pasture to the palace. Squeezed between the two we find another character – Jonathan. Prince Jonathan, to be exact. He was Saul’s son, the rightful heir to the throne. But because… [ read more ]

More Thoughts about Obedience

Saul’s life offers some priceless insights about obedience or lack thereof. God’s command to him was clear: “Go and completely destroy the entire Amalekite nation – men, women, children, babies, cattle, sheep, camels, and donkeys” (1 Samuel 15:3). Did Saul do as he was told? Nope. He captured the Amalekite king and allowed his army… [ read more ]

Obedience and Other Stuff

We humans are a perplexing bunch, don’t you think? We can justify nearly anything we do. Sometimes it starts with the small stuff. Here’s an example: I’m working at my computer in the middle of the afternoon when hunger pangs strike. I satisfy them with a brownie despite knowing that an apple would be a… [ read more ]