The giving King

Grace is when God gives us gifts that we don’t deserve. Mercy is when he doesn’t give us what we deserve. 1 Samuel 30:1-31 David and his men reached Ziklag on …

Waiting For A King

The book of 1 Samuel finishes exactly how it starts- waiting for a king. 1 Samuel 28:21-29:11 21 When the woman came to Saul and saw that he was greatly shaken, …

Suffering and Righteousness

“The surgery of life hurts. It helps me, though, to know that the surgeon himself, the Wounded Surgeon, has felt every stab of pain and every sorrow.” ― Philip Yancey 1 Samuel …

The Good Wife

In the midst of his travels in exile, David comes across a woman whose good judgement saves him from some rash decisions. 1 Samuel 25:1-44 Now Samuel died, and all Israel …

An Opportunity for Mercy

David shows mercy to Saul just like Jesus shows mercy to us. 1 Samuel 24:1-22 After Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, “David is in the Desert …