And the Lord said to Samuel, How long will you go on sorrowing for Saul, seeing that I have put him from his place as king over Israel? Take oil in your vessel and go; I will send you to Jesse, the Beth-lehemite: for I have got a king for myself among his sons.
1 Samuel 16:1
For to go against his orders is like the sin of those who make use of secret arts, and pride is like giving worship to images. Because you have put away from you the word of the Lord, he has put you from your place as king.
1 Samuel 15:23
And the armed men of the force gave Jonathan and his servant their answer, saying, Come up here to us, and we will let you see something. Then Jonathan said to his servant, Come up after me: for the Lord has given them up into the hands of Israel.
1 Samuel 14:12
And he would not let him, but said to him, Go to your house, to your friends, and give them news of the great things the Lord has done for you, and how he had mercy on you.
And Samuel said to Saul, You have done a foolish thing: you have not kept the rules which the Lord your God gave you; it was the purpose of the Lord to make your authority over Israel safe for ever.
1 Samuel 13:13
For the Lord will not give his people up, because of the honour of his name; for it was the Lord’s pleasure to make of you a people for himself.
1 Samuel 12:22
And as for me, never will I go against the orders of the Lord by giving up my prayers for you: but I will go on teaching you the good and right way.
1 Samuel 12:23
Only go in the fear of the Lord, and be his true servants with all your heart, keeping in mind what great things he has done for you.
1 Samuel 12:24
But if you still do evil, destruction will overtake you and your king.
1 Samuel 12:25
Then about a month after this, Nahash the Ammonite came up and put his forces in position for attacking Jabesh-gilead: and all the men of Jabesh said to Nahash, Make an agreement with us and we will be your servants. And Nahash the Ammonite said to them, I will make an agreement with you on this condition, that all your right eyes are put out; so that I may make it a cause of shame to all Israel.
1 Samuel 11:1-2
And at their words, the spirit of God came on Saul with power, and he became very angry.
1 Samuel 11:6
Saints that make compromises with the world are blind in one eye, unfit to fight the enemy.