|Wednesday:||Stolen Sheep: Saul and the Spoils|
|Story Passage:||1st Samuel 15:1-23|
|Other Passages:||1st Samuel 9:15-19, 10:1, 10:24, 15:26-28, 15:35-16:1, James 1:22, Exodus 17:8-16|
|Memory Verse:||1st Samuel 15:22 |
To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams.
- Why did God want the Amalekites and their possessions totally destroyed?
- Saul said that the soldiers spared the best sheep and cattle to sacrifice to the Lord. Was that their real reason?
- Why were Saul and his soldiers willing to destroy everything that was despised and weak but unwilling to destroy the good things of the Amalekites?
- In our memory verse, what does it mean by
to heed is better than the fat of rams?
- Did God make a mistake when he chose Saul? Why did he choose him as king? [reference needed]
If you need hints to answer some of the questions, look up the listed scripture passages.
Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.