The Impatient Leader
Picture this: Saul is waiting for Samuel to arrive at Gilgal. Samuel is late. So, Saul offers a burnt offering to God. As he is finishing Samuel arrives and asks him, “What have you done? You have done a foolish thing” (1 Sam. 13). Saul was not a priest or a prophet. He was king!
- Don’t rush life! Enjoy it!
- Listen to God at all times. Don’t move ahead of his plan.
- Don’t try and do God’s job.
- Embrace uncertainty.
- Focus on the lesson and not the timing.