3 Things You Can Learn from Saul’s Mistakes

I’ve been reading through 1 Samuel recently. Many of the stories are quite familiar, including the accounts of Saul being anointed as the king of Israel and ultimately losing the throne. It’s easy to label Saul as a “bad” or “failed” leader and move on to David. But this time, it seems like God’s Spirit has whispered to me, “Not so fast. This could be you.” One seemingly minor incident struck me. In the midst of one of the nation’s frequent battles, Saul is deciding whether to take advantage of his enemy’s confusion and press ahead with the attack....

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