Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, – The Fix-it Shop-Filling Station

theunfetteredpreacher

1 Samuel 15:22-23
King James Version (KJV)
“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.

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.”

The word of the Lord from Samuel, to Saul the King.

I am concerned that today in our “I’m forgiven” world, we don’t give any weight to the Old Testament.   Yes, Jesus forgives us when we repent and turn to Him and I am thankful He does.   (But)

That doesn’t erase the fact that the Lord requires us to be living Sacrifices.  That means, we subject ourselves to Gods will and wants, rather than…

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