God had chosen him, anointed him, placed His spirit upon him, and gave him a new heart. But, watch this! As Samuel began to present the new king. Verse 22 reads: And finally Saul son of Kish was chosen from among them. But when they looked for him, he had disappeared! 22 So they asked the Lord, “Where is he?” They could not find Saul. And the Lord replied, “He is hiding among the baggage.” Are the people asking, “Where is he?” “Where is she? Even the King was hiding among the baggage. There are still times in my life when I run like Saul and I hide among the baggage. I hide behind fear, guilt, shame, insecurity, rejection, hurts, and pains. Are you hiding behind any baggage today. The truth is, God has chosen us, anointed us, placed His spirit upon us through salvation, and has created a new heart within us. There is no need to hide anymore! Verse 23 says, So they found him and brought him out, and he stood head and shoulders above anyone else.
If you know anyone like Saul today, please help bring them out through encouragement, prayer, and compassion. God’s Kings and Queens no longer have to hide among the baggage. We’re free through Christ Jesus!!!!! Hallelujah! Amen!
Counting it All Joy,