1 Samuel 21: 1-6…. Eating on the run!

Then David came to Nob, to Ahimelech the priest. And Ahimelech came to meet David trembling and said to him, “Why are you alone, and no one with you?” And David said to Ahimelech the priest, “The king has charged me with a matter and said to me, ‘Let no one know anything of theContinue reading “1 Samuel 21: 1-6…. Eating on the run!”

1 Samuel 21: 10-15….Acting stupidly and not wanted.

And David rose and fled that day from Saul and went to Achish the king of Gath. And the servants of Achish said to him, “Is not this David the king of the land? Did they not sing to one another of him in dances,‘Saul has struck down his thousands,and David his ten thousands’?”And DavidContinue reading “1 Samuel 21: 10-15….Acting stupidly and not wanted.”

1 Samuel 20: 35-42…..The answer delivered.

In the morning Jonathan went out into the field to the appointment with David, and with him a little boy. And he said to his boy, “Run and find the arrows that I shoot.” As the boy ran, he shot an arrow beyond him. And when the boy came to the place of the arrowContinue reading “1 Samuel 20: 35-42…..The answer delivered.”

1 Samuel 20: 30-34….An angry reply.

Then Saul’s anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said to him, “You son of a perverse, rebellious woman, do I not know that you have chosen the son of Jesse to your own shame, and to the shame of your mother’s nakedness? For as long as the son of Jesse lives on the earth,Continue reading “1 Samuel 20: 30-34….An angry reply.”

1 Samuel 20: 8-17…..A touching scene.

Therefore deal kindly with your servant, for you have brought your servant into a covenant of the LORD with you. But if there is guilt in me, kill me yourself, for why should you bring me to your father?” And Jonathan said, “Far be it from you! If I knew that it was determined byContinue reading “1 Samuel 20: 8-17…..A touching scene.”

1 Samuel 20: 1-7….David is wary.

Then David fled from Naioth in Ramah and came and said before Jonathan, “What have I done? What is my guilt? And what is my sin before your father, that he seeks my life?” And he said to him, “Far from it! You shall not die. Behold, my father does nothing either great or smallContinue reading “1 Samuel 20: 1-7….David is wary.”

1 Samuel 19: 21-24….’Naked’ Saul.

When it was told Saul, he sent other messengers, and they also prophesied. And Saul sent messengers again the third time, and they also prophesied. Then he himself went to Ramah and came to the great well that is in Secu. And he asked, “Where are Samuel and David?” And one said, “Behold, they areContinue reading “1 Samuel 19: 21-24….’Naked’ Saul.”

1Samuel 19: 14-20….Saul thwarted.

And when Saul sent messengers to take David, she said, “He is sick.” Then Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, “Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may kill him.” And when the messengers came in, behold, the image was in the bed, with the pillow of goats’ hair atContinue reading “1Samuel 19: 14-20….Saul thwarted.”

1 Samuel 19: 8-13…..Was it the Green-eyed Dragon?

And there was war again. And David went out and fought with the Philistines and struck them with a great blow, so that they fled before him. Then a harmful spirit from the LORD came upon Saul, as he sat in his house with his spear in his hand. And David was playing the lyre.Continue reading “1 Samuel 19: 8-13…..Was it the Green-eyed Dragon?”

1 Samuel 19: 1-7…. Jonathan sways his father’s thinking.

And Saul spoke to Jonathan his son and to all his servants, that they should kill David. But Jonathan, Saul’s son, delighted much in David. And Jonathan told David, “Saul my father seeks to kill you. Therefore be on your guard in the morning. Stay in a secret place and hide yourself. And I willContinue reading “1 Samuel 19: 1-7…. Jonathan sways his father’s thinking.”