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Correct Understanding of 1 Samuel 15 Verse 2and 4

Statuary Samuel greeting Saul in Ceremoniall H...

Samuel greeting Saul in Ceremonial Hall in Hradisko Monastery in Olomouc, Czech Republic

Saul Sent to Destroy Amalek.

1. Samuel also said unto Saul, The Lord sent me to anoint thee .: now therefore hearken thou unto . the Lord-Several years had been passed in successful military operations against troublesome neighbors. During these Saul had been left to act in a great measure at his own discretion as an independent prince. Now a second test is proposed of his possessing the character of a theocratic monarch in Israel; and in announcing the duty required of him, Samuel brought before him his official station as the Lord’s vicegerent, and the peculiar obligation under which he was laid to act in that capacity. He had formerly done wrong, for which a severe rebuke and threatening were administered to him (1Sa 13:13, 14). Now an opportunity was afforded him of retrieving that error by an exact obedience to the divine command.


March 22, 2012 - Posted by | Constitutional Issues, Politics/Government/Freedom, Societal / Cultural Issues, Understanding Islam, World Affairs | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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