Cornerstone Baptist Church, 455 Hands Mill
Hwy, Rock Hill, SC 29732
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Pastor Ron Roddey
"Worldliness Ruined God's Nation"
Cornerstone Baptist Church
Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA
Sunday Evening, September 19, 2021
1st Samuel Chapter 8
And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges
8:2 Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second,
Abiah: they were judges in Beersheba.
8:3 And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre,
and took bribes, and perverted judgment.
8:4 Then all the elders of Israel gathered themselves together, and came
to Samuel unto Ramah,
8:5 And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in
thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.
8:6 But the thing displeased Samuel, when they said, Give us a king to
judge us. And Samuel prayed unto the LORD.
8:7 And the LORD said unto Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people
in all that they say unto thee: for they have not rejected thee, but
they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them.
8:8 According to all the works which they have done since the day that I
brought them up out of Egypt even unto this day, wherewith they have
forsaken me, and served other gods, so do they also unto thee.
8:9 Now therefore hearken unto their voice: howbeit yet protest solemnly
unto them, and show them the manner of the king that shall reign over
8:10 And Samuel told all the words of the LORD unto the people that
asked of him a king.
8:11 And he said, This will be the manner of the king that shall reign
over you: He will take your sons, and appoint them for himself, for his
chariots, and to be his horsemen; and some shall run before his
8:12 And he will appoint him captains over thousands, and captains over
fifties; and will set them to ear his ground, and to reap his harvest,
and to make his instruments of war, and instruments of his chariots.
8:13 And he will take your daughters to be confectionaries, and to be
cooks, and to be bakers.
8:14 And he will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your
oliveyards, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.
8:15 And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and
give to his officers, and to his servants.
8:16 And he will take your menservants, and your maidservants, and your
goodliest young men, and your asses, and put them to his work.
8:17 He will take the tenth of your sheep: and ye shall be his servants.
8:18 And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king which ye
shall have chosen you; and the LORD will not hear you in that day.
8:19 Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and
they said, Nay; but we will have a king over us;
8:20 That we also may be like all the nations; and that our king may
judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.
8:21 And Samuel heard all the words of the people, and he rehearsed them
in the ears of the LORD.
8:22 And the LORD said to Samuel, Hearken unto their voice, and make
them a king. And Samuel said unto the men of Israel, Go ye every man
unto his city.
Go ye therefore, and teach
all nations, baptizing them in
the name of the Father, and of
the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
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