|Wednesday:||Stolen Sheep (Saul and the Spoils)|
|Story Passages:||1st Samuel 15:1-23|
|Other Passages:||1st 9:15-19, 10:1, 10:24, 15:26-28, 15:35-16:1, James 1:22, Exodus 17:8-16|
|Objectives:||We should obey God's instruction.|
|Memory Verse:||1st Samuel 15:22|
- 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?
- Do we today ever say that we did something for a reason that sounds pretty good, when we really had another reason entirely? How did God react when Saul did this?
- 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?
If you need hints to answer some of the questions, look up the listed scripture passages.