Posts Tagged: King Saul

Awaken Bible Prophecy Update 11-23-22: Generational Decline

As we survey the debris in these last days of this lost, dying, and radically unbelieving world, there are many causes and explanations for the decline that is leading inevitably toward God’s wrath and judgment that will culminate in the 7-year Tribulation.

Psalm 34:15 – The Eyes of the Lord

We face many troubles in life.  Some are brought on because of who we are and how other people perceive us; other troubles come by our own hand.  Regardless of the source of our difficulties, Scripture teaches us that there is always a remedy. Psalm 34 begins with an interesting inscription.  It says: Of David,…

1 Chronicles 12:32 – Understanding the Times

If the days are evil, shouldn’t we know that? When all in the world isn’t as it should be, doesn’t the church have an obligation to understand what’s happening? And in knowing these things, aren’t we who believe obligated to act?  Scripture says, “Yes, indeed!” In 1 Chronicles 12:32 here is what we’re told about…

1 Chronicles 10:13-14 – He Broke Faith

What keeps us from drawing nearer to God?  Worse, what tears us away from Him? King Saul is the poster child as the answer to these questions. The prophet Samuel hadn’t been thrilled when the people he served wanted a king.  He was near the end of his life, and his two sons weren’t Godly…

2 Samuel 21:1 – Bloodguilt

We’ve explored previously the importance of vows made (https://garyritter.com/leviticus-2728-29-surely-be-put-to-death/) and guilt that comes upon the land for the shedding of innocent blood (https://garyritter.com/numbers-3533-blood-pollutes-the-land/). Because of how seriously God takes these issues, Scripture repeats the lessons for us. As the Israelites conducted their conquest of Canaan, i.e. the taking of the Promised Land as God had…