I Samuel 10:25 Then Samuel told the people the rights and duties of the kingship, and he wrote them in a book and laid it up before the Lord. Then Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his home. 26 Saul also went to his home at Gibeah, and with him went men of valor whose hearts God had touched. 27 But some worthless fellows said, “How can this man save us?” And they despised him and brought him no present. But he held his peace.
God was at work. He was responding to the cry of His people for a king.  To be sure, there were problems with their hearts and motives, but God had spoken through Samuel and appointed Saul.  Everyone was on board – well, almost everyone. The historian here, and in a few other choice places, uses this word “worthless.” Of course, God is the only one with a position to make such an evaluation or statement, but we get the idea. They were doing nothing for the good of God’s people except whining. They were contributing nothing,and that included nothing for the celebration of Saul becoming King. We will see this on and off again throughout the period of the Kings – groups of people splitting off, even from the few good kings, because they would rather complain and point fingers, than do something of value and support God’s leaders.  When have you been the whiner? 
Source: Pastor’s Blog

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