Contributed by Doug Johnston on Oct 8, 2001
When Saul made mistakes in judgment or sinned, he had the pattern of making things hard for himself by overlooking them or blaming others instead of coming back to the heart of the matter and doing the simple things God wants most.
And Saul answered, God do so and more also:
for thou shalt surely die, Jonathan.
1 Samuel 14:44
30 Then he said, I have sinned: yet honour me now, I pray thee, before the elders of my people, and before Israel, and turn again with me, that I may worship the LORD thy God. 31 So Samuel turned