July 30, 2023

The results of refusing to listen

Passage: 1 Samuel 28:3-25
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Theme: The LORD always does what he says he will do; praise him for his grace and submit to his Word

Anoint him ruler over my people Israel; he will deliver them from the hand of the Philistines....- 1 Samuel 9:16

"You have done a foolish thing,” Samuel said. “You have not kept the command the LORD your God gave you; if you had, he would have established your kingdom over Israel for all time. But now your kingdom will not endure; the LORD has sought out a man after his own heart and appointed him ruler of his people, because you have not kept the LORD’s command.” - 1 Samuel 13:13-14

For rebellion is like the sin of divination, and arrogance like the evil of idolatry. Because you have rejected the word of the LORD, he has rejected you as king. - 1 Samuel 15:23

"And in that day you will cry out because of your king, whom you have chosen for yourselves, but the LORD will not answer you in that day.” - 1 Samuel 8:18
They cried for help, but there was none to save; they cried to the LORD, but he did not answer them. - Psalm 18:41
If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the LORD would not have listened. - Psalm 66:18