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Tag Archive for ‘King Saul’

Monday 15 January

1 Samuel 15:16-23; Psalm 50; Mark 2:18-22 Obedient to what God wants of me King Saul lost favour with God because he was disobedient. Jesus asks us to be obedient to his commands. Am I obedient to the requirements of family, work and community? If so, it means that I’m prepared to help towards their […]

Saturday 23 January

2 Samuel 1:1-4, 11-12, 17, 19, 23-27; Ps 80; Mark 3:20-21 Come to our help David was devastated by the deaths of his friend Jonathan, and of King Saul, ‘loved and lovely’ as they were to him. When we are in an agony of grief at the deaths of those who are loved and lovely […]

Saturday 16 March

Psalm 7, Jeremiah 11:18-20, John 7:40-52 My shield is God It is thought that David wrote Psalm 7 in response to the slanderous accusations of those who claimed he was trying to kill King Saul and take his throne (1 Samuel 24: 9–11). Looking for refuge rather than revenge, David cries out to God. In […]