…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
(1 Samuel 15:22).
God had given commands to be followed.
They were not followed. Yet, after the
battle, they claimed to have performed the will
of God. They said they intended to offer the
animals which were not destroyed as sacrifices.
They learned, the hard way, of their actions
being displeasing to God.
God’s way is different than man’s way (Isaiah
55:8-9). Man may think, reason and decide
what he feels is the best thing to do. Tragically,
if it is not God’s way – it will not please our
Father in heaven. God demands full, complete,
humble submission to His commands.
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