“Bring In A Man Skillful Upon the Harp!”

February 17, 2018

“Bring In A Man Skillful Upon the Harp!”

Blessings folk!

An evil spirit…from the Lord!…came upon Saul.

Reject the Lord?
Do not be surprised when an evil spirit comes.

The Lord sent this spirit.
He allowed this spirit.
This bring some interesting questions.

The Lord is all-powerful.
He controls all.
The questions are often ask…”why?”, “how”, etc.

We must rest and trust in the Lord.
He knows all.
He is All-Goodness.

Note what occurs.
Note the solution offered.
Note who offers it.

1Sa 16:14-16

Now the Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD terrorized him.

Saul’s servants then said to him, “Behold now, an evil spirit from God is terrorizing you.

“Let our lord now command your servants who are before you.
Let them seek a man who is a skillful player on the harp;
and it shall come about when the evil spirit from God is on you,
that he shall play the harp with his hand, and you will be well.”

Saul’s servants offered the diagnosis and the solution.
The servants that see clearly.

An evil spirit from God was terrorizing him.

The solution?

Bring in a man skillful in playing the harp.
When the spirit comes he would play.
All would be well with Saul.

Why is this?

Worship the Lord…
Praise of the Most High…
Such has tremendous power within the realm of God.

The enemy will flee when true worship is offered.

So many do not worship, even professing believers.

I see it constantly.

They wander about during corporate singing, prayer and proclamation.
They talk among themselves…often interrupting others seeking to worship.
They check their watches.
They check the worship guide.
They avoid the Spirit of the Lord.
They are open to other spirits…