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But it is good for me to draw near to God… Psalm 73:28a

True Repentance?

author Posted by: Mike on date Mar 31st, 2017 | filed Filed under: Salvation

RepentanceWhen Samuel died, Saul took an action to make right with God.  He put away those with a familiar spirit (spirit guides) and the wizards.

Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him, and buried him in Ramah, even in his own city. And Saul had put away those that had familiar spirits, and the wizards, out of the land. – 1 Samuel 28:3 (KJV, emphasis mine)

Saul is trying to please God by his good works. He is seeking favor with God by doing what he thinks is right. However, God is not impressed with man working for his salvation. God requires repentance, which Saul hasn’t and never will do. Read more »