Psalm 31: 1-5…..You are so much to me.

In you, O LORD, do I take refuge;let me never be put to shame;in your righteousness deliver me!Incline your ear to me;rescue me speedily!Be a rock of refuge for me,a strong fortress to save me!For you are my rock and my fortress;and for your name’s sake you lead me and guide me;you take me outContinue reading “Psalm 31: 1-5…..You are so much to me.”

Mark 14: 43-50…..Leaving the garden.

And immediately, while he was still speaking, Judas came, one of the twelve, and with him a crowd with swords and clubs, from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders. Now the betrayer had given them a sign, saying, “The one I will kiss is the man. Seize him and lead him awayContinue reading “Mark 14: 43-50…..Leaving the garden.”

Psalm 18: 37-46…..Sounds a bit gory!

I pursued my enemies and overtook them,and did not turn back till they were consumed.I thrust them through, so that they were not able to rise;they fell under my feet.For you equipped me with strength for the battle;you made those who rise against me sink under me.You made my enemies turn their backs to me,andContinue reading “Psalm 18: 37-46…..Sounds a bit gory!”

Psalm 13: 1-6….Down but not out!

How long, O LORD? Will you forget me forever?How long will you hide your face from me?How long must I take counsel in my souland have sorrow in my heart all the day?How long shall my enemy be exalted over me?Consider and answer me, O LORD my God;light up my eyes, lest I sleep theContinue reading “Psalm 13: 1-6….Down but not out!”

1 Samuel 30: 9-15….Interesting!

So David set out, and the six hundred men who were with him, and they came to the brook Besor, where those who were left behind stayed. But David pursued, he and four hundred men. Two hundred stayed behind, who were too exhausted to cross the brook Besor.They found an Egyptian in the open countryContinue reading “1 Samuel 30: 9-15….Interesting!”

1 Samuel 26: 13-16….A morning wake up call!

Then David went over to the other side and stood far off on the top of the hill, with a great space between them. And David called to the army, and to Abner the son of Ner, saying, “Will you not answer, Abner?” Then Abner answered, “Who are you who calls to the king?” AndContinue reading “1 Samuel 26: 13-16….A morning wake up call!”

1 Samuel 26: 6-12….Sleep on – with sweet dreams!

Then David said to Ahimelech the Hittite, and to Joab’s brother Abishai the son of Zeruiah, “Who will go down with me into the camp to Saul?” And Abishai said, “I will go down with you.” So David and Abishai went to the army by night. And there lay Saul sleeping within the encampment, withContinue reading “1 Samuel 26: 6-12….Sleep on – with sweet dreams!”

1 Samuel 25: 21-28a…..Thoughts and words!

Now David had said, “Surely in vain have I guarded all that this fellow has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that belonged to him, and he has returned me evil for good. God do so to the enemies of David and more also, if by morning I leave so muchContinue reading “1 Samuel 25: 21-28a…..Thoughts and words!”

1 Samuel 23: 1-6….Seeking God’s will.

Now they told David, “Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and are robbing the threshing floors.” Therefore David inquired of the LORD, “Shall I go and attack these Philistines?” And the LORD said to David, “Go and attack the Philistines and save Keilah.” But David’s men said to him, “Behold, we are afraid hereContinue reading “1 Samuel 23: 1-6….Seeking God’s will.”

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.”