This article might be a little too biblical for some. I hear that. But trust me, if you see me out to the end, I can almost guarantee you that you’ll see something you didn’t expect.The story starts with King Saul, the first king of the Jewish people. As king, Saul had a group of constant responsibilities: to guide, protect, and represent the Jewish people. And amongst those divinely ordained responsibilities, the king of the Jewish people when given the opportunity was meant to completely wipe the Amalekite people off the face of the earth.Saul showed great promise at first. He led the Jews into battle. Most were inspired by his leadership. And then he did something which would cause the world to forever scratch its head. The Amalekites were defeated, the king captured. Saul had the ultimate opportunity to accomplish his divine mission. But for reasons that are beyond the comprehension of many, he let the king live. Through the king they would replenish their people, and the Amalekites would eventually cause untold harm to the Jewish nation. Why, Saul, why?The bleeding hearts might say: How could you possibly criticize him? Saul is the ultimate in true compassion!!It might… Read full this story
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