The Israelites demanded a king so they could become like other nations. Instead of blessing those nations, the Israelites started down a pathway that depended on human heroes who would repeatedly disappoint and mislead them. They placed human kingpins above messages God sent to them through his prophets. Who do you lead and who do you follow? The challenge for us is to follow those who follow God’s messages, and to lead by example rather than the tendency to put leaders on a pedestal.
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