- · Samuel delivered God’s ominous message to Saul, the egotistical first king of Israel, in 1 Samuel 13:13–14 and again in 15:23;
- · When David expressed remorse after being confronted about his adultery with Bathsheba his arrangement of the death of her husband, God handed him the good news of forgiveness and the bad news of consequences associated with David’s sin through the mouth of Nathan (2 Samuel 12:7–15); and
- · God sent Ananias to tap Paul as His chosen instrument three days after the conversion of the Pharisee-turned-apostle (Acts 9:10–18).
have had on Peter’s ability to receive and take to heart the message God sent him?
Mary’s not stated the message to the disciples exactly as it was given to them (e.g.
what if they had re-worded what they heard?).