Matthew Poole on 1 Samuel (cont. x2)

dildaysc

Puritan Board Junior
As it was for Israel of old, so it is with us now. It can be very difficult for us to see our national, corporate sins...the sins of the many.

"'To ask us a king': so horribly were they biassed with their prejudices and passions, that nothing but a miracle could convince them of this particular sin." -Matthew Poole

 

dildaysc

Puritan Board Junior
At our Constitutional Congress, we decided not to the follow the Lord, but the "vanities" of our own mind and imagination.

But, in this our hour of need, these "vanities" cannot save, as the living God can and does. Samuel reminds of us this...

 
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