The Lord made you a people for himself

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

Do not make agreements with the enemy

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.