Scottsbluff Church of Christ
Israel's First King
1 Samuel 8-13
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  • 1919 Ave N Scottsbluff, NE 69361
    1919 Avenue N, Scottsbluff, NE 69361, USA
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King Saul

Israel's First King
1st Samuel 8-13



Three Reasons for the Demand of a King
Concern
Three Reasons for the Demand of a King
Conformity


Three Reasons for the Demand of a King
Conqueror
Four Godly Qualities of King Saul
He was Courageous
Four Godly Qualities of King Saul
He was Forgiving (At Least for a Time)
Four Godly Qualities of King Saul
He was Worshipful (Part of the Time)
Four Godly Qualities of King Saul
He was Good to his People

During His Rein:
People enjoyed their earnings and Saul's palace was very rustic and plain.
Three Godless Qualities of King Saul
He Was Impulsive

Decisions
Demands
Demeanor
Three Godless Qualities of King Saul
He Was Intolerant:

Envy
Verbal Abuse
Intense Anger
Three Godless Qualities of King Saul
He Was Impetuous



Qualities of the Godly Person
Saul Forfeited God's Spirit
Qualities of the Godly Person
The Bad Character (What we Must Change)

Lacking Patience
Qualities of the Godly Person
The Bad Character (What we Must Change)

Lacking Contentment

Lacking Contentment Lead to:
Complaining
Blaming
Impulsive Behavior
Qualities of the Godly Person
The Bad Character (What we Must Change)

Lacking Unity

Using Leadership to Lord over others
Making Religion a Private Matter
The Church Interacted with Each Other and Prayed For One Another



Qualities of the Godly Person
The Good Character (What we Must Build)

Be People who are
1. Courageous for Christ
Qualities of the Godly Person
The Good Character (What we Must Build)

Be People who are
2. Forgiving of Others
Qualities of the Godly Person
The Good Character (What we Must Build)

Be People who are
3. Obedient to God
Qualities of the Godly Person
The Good Character (What we Must Build)

Be People who are
4. Known by Good Works
What Kind of Life Will You Offer God?

Are you drawing towards Him or away from Him?
Will you gain a heavenly reward or forfeit it?
God has left the choice up to us!