Category Archives: 1 Samuel

Who do you belong to?

Then David said to Abiathar the priest, the son of Ahimelek, “Bring me the ephod.” Abiathar brought it to him, and David inquired of the Lord , “Shall I pursue this raiding party? Will I overtake them?” “Pursue them,” he … Continue reading

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Choosing Safety over a Sovereign God

The Philistines gathered all their forces at Aphek, and Israel camped by the spring in Jezreel. As the Philistine rulers marched with their units of hundreds and thousands, David and his men were marching at the rear with Achish. The … Continue reading

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Water Jugs and Weapons

So David and Abishai went to the army by night, and there was Saul, lying asleep inside the camp with his spear stuck in the ground near his head. Abner and the soldiers were lying around him.   Abishai said to … Continue reading

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Abigail’s Atonement

Then David accepted from her hand what she had brought him and said, “Go home in peace. I have heard your words and granted your request.”   When Abigail went to Nabal, he was in the house holding a banquet like … Continue reading

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Withholding Water

Now Samuel died, and all Israel assembled and mourned for him; and they buried him at his home in Ramah. Then David moved down into the Desert of Paran.    A certain man in Maon, who had property there at Carmel, … Continue reading

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The Great Cistern

So Jonathan called David and told him the whole conversation. He brought him to Saul, and David was with Saul as before.   When Saul sent the men to capture David, Michal said, “He is ill.”   Then Saul sent the men … Continue reading

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Smooth Stones

Then Saul dressed David in his own tunic. He put a coat of armor on him and a bronze helmet on his head. David fastened on his sword over the tunic and tried walking around, because he was not used … Continue reading

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