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Day 120 – David Mourns Saul

Day 120 – David Mourns Saul

Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading, we read that David mourns the deaths of his enemy Saul and his dear friend Jonathan but sings a song of lamentation. David entreats the people of Israel to learn this song and sing it. Rather than remembering...
Day 119 – David’s Wisdom

Day 119 – David’s Wisdom

Thoughts and Reflection Today in the readings we see that when David arrives in Ziklag, he discovers that Amalekites have raided his city and taken the people away. He then shows his wisdom in three ways. First, he asks God if he and his men should pursue the...
Day 118 – King Saul Despairs

Day 118 – King Saul Despairs

Thoughts and Reflection Today in the readings we see that Saul is feeling abandoned by God in his battle against the Philistines. He turns to something else since God is silent. Saul consults with a medium in Endor to contact the spirit of the prophet Samuel. This is...
Day 117 – Reverence and Faithfulness

Day 117 – Reverence and Faithfulness

Thoughts and Reflection Today in our reading we see Saul is caught off guard by David and unable to defend himself. Saul repented from trying to kill David. Now Saul is again seeking to kill him. David has three prominent virtues: mercy, reverence, and faithfulness....
Day 116 – David and Abigail

Day 116 – David and Abigail

Thoughts and Reflection Today in our reading we see that David is not perfect. He is seen as an Old Testament hero, who is portrayed as a future Messiah, he still has faults. The people who follow David see him as a just and upright leader. We often look to those who...