Just as insecurity can do internal damage, it can also be a weapon that harms our relationships–with the Lord and others. King Saul continuously made bad decisions but passed the blame, hurting the nation and even his own family, Looking at the second half of his life brings out five important spiritual principles about obedience. When we trust the Lord bully and do what He says, we will be humbled and see the wisdom of His correction and leading. This will mitigate against selfish thinking and fear, and will prevent us from causing injury in our relationships. Ultimately, we need to be dependent on the Lord, instead of walking in independence.