So Saul died because he was unfaithful to the Lord and did not obey the Lord’s instructions; he even tried to conjure up underworld spirits. He did not seek the Lord’s guidance, so the Lord killed him and transferred the kingdom to David son of Jesse.
1 Chronicles 10:13-14 NET
What are you responsible for? Where has God placed you to make a difference?
We are given awesome opportunities by God, but we need to make sure that we stay focused on Him, close to His desires and ways, so that we can do what He has asked us to do.
Saul was so insecure in his faith and relationship with God that God stopped using him. If Saul would have just trusted God and sought Him, even when things looked bad, his Kingdom would have been established forever.
But he never got the understanding that he needed to turn everything over to God, his hopes and fears, his victories and defeats. He worried about what others thought and how he “looked” as a leader and a king.
He was responsible for leading God’s people, but he tried to do it without God. So he was removed in favor of someone who would do it with God’s leading.
Are you truly seeking God in your situation. Would you be ok with what God said, even if you didn’t like it or agree?
God can do more in one second than you can do in your whole lifetime.
Seek Him and walk in His plan!
Don’t be stubborn like Saul! It won’t end well if you do!
You ought to say instead, “If the Lord is willing, then we will live and do this or that.” But as it is, you boast about your arrogant plans. All such boasting is evil. So whoever knows what is good to do and does not do it is guilty of sin. James 4:15-17 NET
Father, help me to always seek and do Your will. Help me remove everything that will keep me from following hard after You. Remind me that this world is temporary and set eternity in my heart.