Children, Kings, and Priests: Kings Saul and Benjamin

My personal studies have found me studying King Saul, and then King Benjamin’s address. Powerful contrast: a boy gone king who wanted to be a priest, and a king urging his people to be more like children, for only in humility, compassion, and obedience is true Priesthood and discipleship.

1 Samuel 15:11 It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following me, and hath not performed my commandments. And it grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the LORD all night.

Mosiah 3:19 For the natural man is an enemy to God, and has been from the fall of Adam, and will be, forever and ever, unless he yields to the enticings of the Holy Spirit, and putteth off the natural man and becometh a saint through the atonement of Christ the Lord, and becometh as a child, submissive, meek, humble, patient, full of love, willing to submit to all things which the Lord seeth fit to inflict upon him, even as a child doth submit to his father.

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