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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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Dealing with Disappointment

Before we continue our study of the life of David, I want to take a moment and make something very clear. The Bible is not a book full of metaphors to help us become “better”, the Bible is not a collection of fairy tales or fables. The Bible is a compilation of stories, stories about […]

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Musings of Norbert