Tag: King David

The Amnon Dilemma: When They Hate You More Than They Once Loved You

[BOTTOM LINE: THIS IS AN EXHORTATION TO FIGHT FOR YOUR HEART.] My pastor said something several years ago that came back to me a few days ago. It kept turning over in my mind and I thought I might need to share it with… Continue Reading “The Amnon Dilemma: When They Hate You More Than They Once Loved You”

Why David Needs an Intercessor (Abigail’s Call)

Previously in the Abigail’s Call series I offered the “royal promotion” perspective to Abigail’s story. Her wisdom and extreme humility moved David to relent from violent intentions toward her household.  Then David instructed his men, “Each of you strap on your sword!” So each… Continue Reading “Why David Needs an Intercessor (Abigail’s Call)”

Before He Was King…He was God’s Ally

We know what it’s like, many of us, to be in one “place” on our way to “the” place. That’s the summary of David’s beginning. He was king…but not really, not yet. Prophet Samuel anointed him; in fact, he held up the dinner with… Continue Reading “Before He Was King…He was God’s Ally”

On Encouraging Cave Dwellers

This thought’s been with me a couple days…so I wanted to share with you. Here’s a verse about David’s flight to Adullam. So David departed from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam; and when his brothers and all his father’s household  heard,… Continue Reading “On Encouraging Cave Dwellers”

Tamar #1, the “Surprise” Concubine

Click here to listen (there’s a slight delay at the beginning): From Lady to Concubine Tamar represents our sisters who were thrown from royal position by a “surprise attack”. They served well and with pure intent, yet were overtaken by someone else’s bad decision. This… Continue Reading “Tamar #1, the “Surprise” Concubine”

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