Sun. May 19th, 2024

𝟏 𝐒𝐚𝐦𝐮𝐞𝐥 𝟏𝟑:𝟏𝟒- ‘𝐁𝐮𝐭 𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐝𝐨𝐦 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐫𝐞; 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐨𝐫𝐝 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐬𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐚 𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐇𝐢𝐬 𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐡𝐢𝐦 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐇𝐢𝐬 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐤𝐞𝐩𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐨𝐫𝐝’𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐝.’

Before David could become the King of Israel he was serving under King Saul. God was highly pleased with David and made him victorious in every battle that he fought with the Palestines. The success and victory of David outweighed that of King Saul resulting in the women of Israel praising David for one of his greatest achievement in the form of victory over Goliath. On hearing the women praise David caused King Saul to envy David resulting into plottings to kill David. Everytime David would escape those plots and attempts.

One day David fled to Achish King of Gath which was one of the city in Palestinian along with his family and six hundred men. God’s favor was upon David so he also found favor in the sight of King Achish who gave a place called Ziklag to him and his people to stay.

During the entire journey of David in Gath there is one wonderful compliment that David received from King Achish. The King told David that since the time he had come to Gath there is not a single fault found in him and so the King wanted to make David his body guard during his life time.

David is popular as man after God’s own heart because he was leading a life pleasing to God as well as men. God gave him his character certificate even though he had evil plotters, betrayers, peace destroyers in his life.

Thus, a life pleasing to the Almighty will always bring rewards despite the difficult times that one may go through. Your aid is from Christ the King who will help you through known as well as unknown people because a life which pleases God is always victorious and successful in Christ our King. Even though your haters may accuse, malign or try to defame you but Christ your King will turn every tables and give you double honor in the place and in front of the people who humiliated and put you to shame. Amen!

(𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐝: 𝐏𝐬𝐚𝐥𝐦 𝟐𝟑:𝟓-𝟔)

By ROCK

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