Bible: 1 Samuel 15:22-23

15:22 Then Samuel said,

Does the Lord take pleasure in burnt offerings and sacrifices

as much as he does in obedience? 1 

Certainly, 2  obedience 3  is better than sacrifice;

paying attention is better than 4  the fat of rams.

15:23 For rebellion is like the sin of divination,

and presumption is like the evil of idolatry.

Because you have rejected the word of the Lord,

he has rejected you as 5  king.”

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