In this sad incident, King Saul is rebuked by Samuel for his presumption in offering sacrifice in Gilgal. The punishment is stern indeed, for Saul has shown himself to be inconsiderate of the holiness of Yahweh, and indifferent of the precision with which He must be approached:
“For now [if you had been faithful in this one instance] Yahweh would have established thy kingdom upon Israel forever... But now thy kingdom shall not continue...” (1 Samuel 13:13-14)
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Author: George Booker
Keywords: Saul rejected, Saul is rejected, Saul is rejected as king, Kingdom of Saul, Saul's kingdom, Saul and Jonathan, Saul and Jonothan
Bible reference(s): 1 Sam. 13:13-14, 1 Sam. 17:25, 1 Samuel 18:4, 1 Sam. 18:17, 2 Sam. 6:23, Jer. 22:30
Source: “Your Kingdom Shall Not Continue,” The Agora.
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