[DailyReading] Rebellion compared to witchcraft
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Fri Nov 2 00:00:10 MDT 2012
Lesson: Israels Fall
Reading: Rebellion compared to witchcraft 2012-11-02
Reference: 1 Sam. 15:22-26
1Sam 15:22: And Samuel said, Hath the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.
1Sam 15:23: For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the Lord, he hath also rejected thee from being king.
1Sam 15:24: And Saul said unto Samuel, I have sinned: for I have transgressed the commandment of the Lord, and thy words: because I feared the people, and obeyed their voice.
1Sam 15:25: Now therefore, I pray thee, pardon my sin, and turn again with me, that I may worship the Lord.
1Sam 15:26: And Samuel said unto Saul, I will not return with thee: for thou hast rejected the word of the Lord, and the Lord hath rejected thee from being king over Israel.
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