In which city was Saul reconfirmed as King?
How long had Saul ruled when he chose 3000 men for war?
Did Samuel have to rebuke Saul?
LESSON: Saul did not take his responsibilities very seriously. He was rebuked for this. It is important that whatever responsibility we are given, to take it seriously and to do our best.
PRAYER: Lord God, teach me to be responsible in all that You give me to do. Amen.
WORKING IN GOD'S GARDEN
Kemmons Wilson, founder of an international motel chain, quoted some advise for planing a "garden that would enhance our work skills."
Five rows of "peas"
Three rows of "squash"
Five rows of "lettuce"
LET US LOVE ONE ANOTHER
LET US BE FAITHFUL
LET US BE LOYAL
LET US BE UNSELVISH
LET US BE TRUTHFUL
Three rows of "turnips"
TURN UP FOR CHURCH
TURN UP WITH A NEW IDEA
TURN UP WITH THE DETERMINATION TO DO A BETTER JOB TODAY THAN YOU DID YESTERDAY
Today, let's evaluate our attitude toward our work. Do we see it as a necessary evil that deserves the least possible effort? As an unfortunate prerequisite to retirement? Or, do we see it as an opportunity to serve God?