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Obedience better than sacrifice

on Apr 11, 2022 in 1 Samuel, 2022 | 0 comments

Obedience better than sacrifice by Ivan Ho 11 Apr 2022   God delights in our obedience rather than the religious things that we do. Saul tried to spiritualise his disobedience by making sacrifice to the Lord. The two attitudes of Saul that led to his downfall were Rebellion and Stubbornness. Had he repented instead of trying to justify his rebellious behaviours, God would still have accepted him as king. David also sinned and he repented, but Saul never did. Rebellion is as the sin of Witchcraft, and Stubbornness is as iniquity and Idolatry.When God tells you not to do something and you do it, that’s rebellion. When God points out your sin and instead of repentance, you insist in your ways and try to justify it, that’s stubbornness. The world celebrates tough characters who keep on persisting in their own ways no matter what others say. There is a fine line between...