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How To Deal With Confusion

To say the friendship between David and Jonathan is complex would be an understatement. However, many would agree that their relationship echoes our own lives. The life we planned, the one with 2.5 kids, a house with a white picket fence and a dog that didn’t poop everywhere, didn’t pan out for most of us- […]

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God Will Send Help

Time to return to the saga of David; in this piece we will explore how God sent David tangible help in his greatest hour of need. David is facing, I believe, one of his greatest challenges.  His expectations and trust had just been crushed by his mentor, Saul.  David has every reason to hate leadership, […]

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David and Nabal Part 1

Problems are a part of life and as soon as we come to grips with that concept we can view them as opportunities rather than closed doors. The story of David and this snarly, cheat of a man Nabal begins with a punch in the gut for David. The scripture opens with this bleak, emotionless […]

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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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