Living Your Priorities

I hinted in my last post that I have had some surrendering to do lately. But, first let me tell you a story about a king named Saul and a time when he did what he thought was good, rather than what God had asked him to do. {That is not a recipe for success, my friends!} In I Samuel 15, God commands King Saul to punish the Amalekites for what they had done to God's people.  His instructions were specific.  Spare no life, including livestock. Saul rounded up his army and attacked the Amalekites just as God had commanded him to do.  In the middle of the bloodshed, Saul and his army were impressed by the quality of some of the sheep and cattle that belonged to the Amalekites.  The Bible says "these they were unwilling to destroy completely" I Samuel 15:9 In verse 11, God tells Samuel "I am … [Read more...]

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