Posts Tagged David

Zeruiah: Mother of Warriors (1 Chronicles 2:9-17)

The early days of the kingdom of Israel were turbulent times.  Saul, Israel’s first king, drifted away from following God.  His rebellion meant that God rejected him as king and instead looked for a man after God’s heart.  Upon Saul’s death the kingship passed to God’s chosen man, David son of Jesse. However, as on […]

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Psalm 142 – A prayer from a cave

Sometimes the Psalms give insights even before they begin!  Psalm 142 is one of those.  Before we read verse 1 we read: ‘A Maskil of David, when he was in the cave. A prayer.’  The cave in question is the cave of Adullam and we read about David’s time in this cave in 1 Samuel […]

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Mephibosheth: Understanding your inheritance (2 Samuel 19:24-30)

Read 2 Samuel 19:24-30 on BibleGateway My last post Mephibosheth: Living as a son of the king looked at the story of Mephibosheth and some of the things we can learn from the way he was treated by King David. This crippled nobody, lame in both feet, was welcomed into the household of the king, […]

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Mephibosheth: Living as a son of the king (2 Samuel 9:1-13)

Read 2 Samuel 9:1-13 on BibleGateway Following Saul’s death, a civil war had ensued in Israel which pitched the house of Saul against the house of David in a power struggle over control of the country. ‘Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David grew […]

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