Category Archives: King David “A man after God’s own heart”

Tragedy, Disappointment and David

David’s road to reaching his destiny or if I can say it more simply, reaching the pinnacle of his life begins with disappointment. 1 Samuel 16 is broken into two parts. The first, him being anointed by Samuel to be King Saul’s successor and the second, is David being invited to play his harp before […]

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David’s Disappointment Part 2

This story continues to lead us to David’s first major disappointment. Saul is now troubled and bothered by an “evil spirit” and his not too wise counselors are going to help him out. Instead of giving him the right advice – he should’ve repented to God and Samuel so that maybe his final years as […]

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David’s Disappointment Part 1

Before we delve into exactly what his particular disappointment was (he had many but we will only touch on one in this series of entries), the story must be developed. We start in 1 Samuel 16:14 (every entry will have the scripture we are focusing on at the bottom). God has rejected Saul as King […]

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David’s Introduction to the World Part IV (Final)

As we close this story of David’s life, most know that David defeats Goliath with a single sling shot blow to the head. Subsequently, the Philitstines are routed by the Israelite army. There are two glaring points that I don’t want to be overlooked by the whole granduer of the story. David had to deal […]

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David’s Introduction to the World Part III

Continuing in our look at this story of David and Goliath a mystery is revealed. Jesse (David’s daddy) sends him to take some food to his brothers, who are busy cowering from the taunts of Goliath. Jesse wanted his boys to be well fed but also wanted David to give him an update on the […]

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