“DAVID’S SUBJECTS” (2 Sam 8:2)]

"David also defeated the Moabites, made them lie down on the ground, and he measured them off with a cord. He measured off with two lengths those to be put to death, and with one length those to be spared. So the Moabites became David's subjects and brought him tribute." David exercised absolute power over … Continue reading “DAVID’S SUBJECTS” (2 Sam 8:2)]

“MOURNED, WEPT, & FASTED” (2 Sam 1:12)

“They mourned, wept, and fasted until the evening for those who died by the sword--for Saul, his son Jonathan, the LORD’S people, and the house of Israel.” vs12 May we have the same love and compassion on our enemies that David had for Saul. May we love them from a pure heart sincerely, because we … Continue reading “MOURNED, WEPT, & FASTED” (2 Sam 1:12)

“STRENGTH IN THE LORD” (1 Sam 30:6)

“David was in a difficult position [distressed] because the troops talked about stoning him, for they were all very bitter over the loss of their sons and daughters. But David found strength in the LORD his God.” vs6 We must strengthen ourselves in the Lord in these hard times. We cannot find strength anywhere else, … Continue reading “STRENGTH IN THE LORD” (1 Sam 30:6)

“COME QUICKLY” (1 Sam 25:34)

“Otherwise, as surely as the LORD God of Israel lives, who prevented me from harming you, if you had not come quickly to meet me, Nabal wouldn’t have had any man or boy left by morning light.” vs34 We must come quickly to meet Jesus Christ. When wrath has gone out against us, and we’ve … Continue reading “COME QUICKLY” (1 Sam 25:34)

“DESPERATE, IN DEBT, OR DISCONTENTED” (1 Sam 22:2)

"So David left Gath and took refuge in the cave of Adullam. a When David’s brothers and his father’s whole family heard, they went down and joined him there. In addition, every man who was desperate, in debt, or discontented rallied around him, and he became their leader. About 400 men were with him." (vs1-2) The … Continue reading “DESPERATE, IN DEBT, OR DISCONTENTED” (1 Sam 22:2)

“YOUR KINGSHIP” (1 Sam 20:31)

“Then Saul became angry with Jonathan and shouted, ‘You son of a perverse and rebellious woman! Don’t I know that you are siding with Jesse’s son to your own shame and to the disgrace of your mother? Every day Jesse’s son lives on earth you and your kingship are not secure. Now send for him … Continue reading “YOUR KINGSHIP” (1 Sam 20:31)