Mark 6: 25-29….A sad end to a glorious life.

And she came in immediately with haste to the king and asked, saying, “I want you to give me at once the head of John the Baptist on a platter.” And the king was exceedingly sorry, but because of his oaths and his guests he did not want to break his word to her. AndContinue reading “Mark 6: 25-29….A sad end to a glorious life.”

Mark 6: 19-25….A woman scorned!

And Herodias had a grudge against him and wanted to put him to death. But she could not, for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. When he heard him, he was greatly perplexed, and yet he heard him gladly.But an opportunity came when HerodContinue reading “Mark 6: 19-25….A woman scorned!”

1 Samuel 30: 26-31….David’s vision extended.

When David came to Ziklag, he sent part of the spoil to his friends, the elders of Judah, saying, “Here is a present for you from the spoil of the enemies of the LORD.” It was for those in Bethel, in Ramoth of the Negeb, in Jattir, in Aroer, in Siphmoth, in Eshtemoa, in Racal,Continue reading “1 Samuel 30: 26-31….David’s vision extended.”

1 Samuel 30: 21-25….The spoils divided.

Then David came to the two hundred men who had been too exhausted to follow David, and who had been left at the brook Besor. And they went out to meet David and to meet the people who were with him. And when David came near to the people he greeted them. Then all theContinue reading “1 Samuel 30: 21-25….The spoils divided.”

1 Samuel 29: 6-11….David sent packing.

Then Achish called David and said to him, “As the LORD lives, you have been honest, and to me it seems right that you should march out and in with me in the campaign. For I have found nothing wrong in you from the day of your coming to me to this day. Nevertheless, theContinue reading “1 Samuel 29: 6-11….David sent packing.”

1 Samuel 28: 18-25….Saul terrified!

Because you did not obey the voice of the LORD and did not carry out his fierce wrath against Amalek, therefore the LORD has done this thing to you this day. Moreover, the LORD will give Israel also with you into the hand of the Philistines, and tomorrow you and your sons shall be withContinue reading “1 Samuel 28: 18-25….Saul terrified!”

1 Samuel 28: 1-7…Pandora’s Box.

In those days the Philistines gathered their forces for war, to fight against Israel. And Achish said to David, “Understand that you and your men are to go out with me in the army.” David said to Achish, “Very well, you shall know what your servant can do.” And Achish said to David, “Very well,Continue reading “1 Samuel 28: 1-7…Pandora’s Box.”

1 Samuel 26: 22- ch 27: 1a…..David travels to Philistia.

And David answered and said, “Here is the spear, O king! Let one of the young men come over and take it. The LORD rewards every man for his righteousness and his faithfulness, for the LORD gave you into my hand today, and I would not put out my hand against the LORD’S anointed. Behold,Continue reading “1 Samuel 26: 22- ch 27: 1a…..David travels to Philistia.”

1 Samuel 26: 17-21…..Saul calls off the hunt.

Saul recognized David’s voice and said, “Is this your voice, my son David?” And David said, “It is my voice, my lord, O king.” And he said, “Why does my lord pursue after his servant? For what have I done? What evil is on my hands? Now therefore let my lord the king hear theContinue reading “1 Samuel 26: 17-21…..Saul calls off the hunt.”