The news of Saul’s death came to David through an unnamed Amalekite who may have expected a reward from David for finishing off Saul who had apparently not succeeded in taking his own life by falling on his sword. Read about what David does in response in today’s Journey Bible Project blog.
Ever feel like civil war could break out with your own kin? It’s happened before in U.S. history and continues in our world today. The world of the Bible was no different, as the story of David illustrates in today’s Journey Bible Project Blog.
The story at the end of 1 Samuel 31 is sad, the end of what was a hopeful re-birth of Israel with their first king. Is there any hope now for Israel?
If God has graciously given victory to David because of God’s commitment to the covenant with Israel and to David, then God’s grace must be extended to all alike who join the covenant of love and grace of God.
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What were Nabal’s parents thinking when they named him “fool”?