Saul did not completely obey God, and in his pride and impatience lost his kingdom. Israel demanded a king so that they could be like all the other nations that surrounded them. God's plan was to set His people apart, obedient to His law as a theocracy.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: 1 Samuel 8, 1 Samuel 13 - 15, Deuteronomy 28, Joshua 1:6-9, Romans 12:1-2
Francis Chan preaches at Passion Conference about the importance of reading the Word, discerning the lies caused by our own sinful desires to compromise and the power of literal obedience. He recounts powerful stories of God's Work in his own life when he took God at His word. Full sermon transcription included. Preached at Passion Conference 2012. Used by permission of...
Speaker: Francis Chan
Scripture: 1 Kings 13:7-24, 1 Kings 22:6-23, 2 Timothy 4:1-10, 1 Samuel 14:6-7
Topic: God the Father