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Wrong: Who, What, When, Where, Why

“…at the time when kings go forth to battle… David sent” – 2 Sam 11:1 Why did who act (what) in a way that put such a large blot an an otherwise godly life? Where should who have been at … Continue reading

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Abigail – a peacemaker 1 Sam. 25

While David was still running from Saul, he came in contact with a wealthy man. David respected the man’s ownership of his property and requested a meal from him rather than simply taking it as would an ordinary roaming band. … Continue reading

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Jonathan – a friend – 1 Sam 23:16

Jonathan Saul’s son arose, and went to David into the wood, and strengthened his hand in God. 1 Samuel 23:16 What a friend Jonathan was to David! He, like Saul, understood that God designed that David would be the next … Continue reading

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Obedience & Reputation

[1Sa 11:6-7, 12-13 KJV] 6 And the Spirit of God came upon Saul when he heard those tidings, and his anger was kindled greatly. 7 And he took a yoke of oxen, and hewed them in pieces, and sent [them] … Continue reading

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David: 1 Sam 17

Following are several things that stood out to me this morning while I read 1 Samuel 17. While a young man, God called David from among the sheep to serve Saul as a musician and armour bearer. At that young … Continue reading

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Initiative

“I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart” (Psalms 40:8). David sought to please God, because he delighted in bringing God pleasure. Because Christ gave up so much, sacrificing His live, position, … Continue reading

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Psalm 27

The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat … Continue reading

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The Quality of Temperance

“For the good that I would, I do not, but the evil that I would not, that I do” (Holy Bible, Romans 7:19). Every person has at some time experienced this feeling of incapacity to do anything good. It seems … Continue reading

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