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Saul fears men rather than God. Hot on the heels of the victory God gave him, Saul allows his fear of what he's confronted with to cause him to sin and offer a sacrifice to God to appease the people rather than waiting for Samuel to arrive and do it. When confronted by Samuel, Saul defends himself rather than repent, then makes excuses, and finally repents, but for his own reasons.
"See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant." Jeremiah 1:10 KJV
In many ways, “Back to School” and the Fall season feels like the beginning of a new year. Are you ready for a fresh start or fed up with the status quo? The way things are isn't the way things have to be.
There are problems that we simply cannot hope to fix on our own. These include the national debt, foreign affairs, and the cultural breakdown of the family. On issues of this magnitude, we hold very little influence or power. And yet, there is someone who does. God holds power over all things. We know this. Yet, we often fail to recognize the incredibly important role that prayer plays in influencing God and bringing his power to bear on our world. 2Chron 20:1-7; Gen 32-33; 2Kings 20:1-7; Luke 18:1-6; 1John 5:14-15