Revival Message from Monday PM April 9th at 7:00 pm
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Context- The Amalekites had attacked the children of Israel shortly after they left out of Egypt. And in doing so they attacked them from the rear; cowardly going after the weakest of the large group being led by Moses. It was during this battle that Joshua fought, as Moses was on the hillside having his arms propped up by Aaron and Hur. (Exodus 17: 8-16) It was after this God decreed that He was going to utterly destroy the Amalekites. As time moved on the children of Israel inhabited the promised land, led in by Joshua. Then after some time, under the spiritual leadership of Samuel, the people demanded a king. God had told Samuel that they had not rejected him (Samuel) but that they have rejected Me (God). God allowed Saul to be their king; God was going to give Saul an opportunity to do something amazing for Him. The greatest goal of the Christian life is to be conformed to the image of Jesus Christ.
Romans 8:29 "For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren."
Text: 1 Samuel 15: 1-26, 35, 16:1
Oftentimes we miss oppourtinities because we fail to do what God has already revealed for us to do. We look for some "secret" will of God when God has already revealed to us what we are to do. Saul in this passage missed his opportunity.
Notice that when God gives us instructions:
I. It is Understandable
II. It is Unmistakable
Saul and the people's actions were:
Saul and the peoples actions were:
IV. Darting (throwing, as a dart in other words on target, with intent)
Maybe we should come before God and be broken about our failures and ask to help us not to miss what He has great for us to do for Him.
- Evangelist Dr. Richard Harper, Determined Ministries, www.determinedministries.org
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