Keeping the Faith

Unfathomable Grace

Saul is tall, dark, and handsome; he is a sight to behold. In the course of time, he is specifically chosen by God to be Israel’s king, and with the royal crown comes a special anointing of the Holy Spirit. As the military leader of Israel, he is gifted in the art of war. His conquests make up the victory songs of his people. He is also gifted with pleasure and prosperity. More than this, he is blessed with sons like Jonathan, servants like David, and priests like Samuel. And, whenever Saul desires, unlike other worldly pagan monarchs, he can acceptably worship the one true God according to God’s priests, sacraments, ordinances, and sacred writings. What a blessed individual!

However, Saul is one of the most tragic figures in the Bible. He is a failure in the eyes of his people. He is a failure in the eyes of his son. He is a failure…

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