Death defying dedication

1 Samuel 22.6-23 Reference: v. 14 Ahimelech answered the king, “Who of all your servants is as loyal as David, the king’s son-in-law, captain of your body guard and highly respected in your household? Explore: Saul was angry because Ahimelech had assisted David. He felt this was an act of betrayal from Ahimelech and yet…

Small beginnings

1 Samuel 21.10-22.5 Reference: v. 22.2 All those who were in distress or in debt or discontented gathered around him, and he became their leader. About four hundred men were with him. Explore: When you say the name King David you think of someone powerful, strong, poetry, Bethsheba… you don’t think of someone hiding out…

Rite or right?

1 Samuel 21.1-9 Reference: v. 6 So the priest gave him the consecrated bread, since there was no bread there except the bread of the Presence that had been removed from before the Lord and replaced by hot bread on the day it was taken away. Explore: David had fled from Saul, without any food…

Spears and Signs

1 Samuel 20.1-42 Reference: v. 33 But Saul hurled his spear at him to kill him. Then Jonathan knew that his father intended to kill David. Explore: Jonathan was looking for a sign. He was finding it hard to believe that his father would want to kill his close friend David. When it came to…

Where you gonna run to?

1 Samuel 19.1-24 Reference: v. 18 When David had fled and made his escape, he went to Samuel at Ramah and told him all that Saul had done to him. Then he and Samuel went to Naioth and stayed there. Explore: Saul had tried to kill David many times. Saul’s own son had tried to…

As humble as David

I Samuel 18.18-30 Reference: v. 23 They repeated these words to David. But David said, “Do you think it is a small matter to become the king’s son-in-law? I’m only a poor man and little known.” Explore: Samuel had anointed David above all his older brothers, he had slain Goliath, the women sang songs about…

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