David Is Chosen By God Bible Story Summary, Study and Lesson

David Is Chosen By God

When David was chosen by God as king of Israel, why did God make him wait so many years to sit on the throne?The Search for a King When it became apparent that King Saul failed in his duties by disobeying God (1 Sam 15), God told Samuel that He was going to appoint a new king for Israel.   God spoke to Samuel and said “I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king among his sons” (1 Sam 16:1b). At that time Samuel “consecrated Jesse and his sons and invited … [Read more...]

What Is The Davidic Covenant? A Look at God and David’s Covenant

What is the Davidic Covenant

God made a covenant with David.  What was the Davidic Covenant?  What does it have to do with Christians?The Cutting of a Covenant What is a covenant?  It is an agreement by which two parties agree on as pertaining to one fulfilling the obligation of their part.  It involves a solemn, binding agreement or promises that is normally under a seal of both parties to which particular promises are guaranteed.  Marriage is a covenant in the same way that both parties agree to certain stipulations l … [Read more...]

David and Bathsheba Bible Story: Summary, Lessons and Study

David and Bathsehba Bible Story

The Bible doesn’t tell the accounts of biblical heroes through “rose colored glasses” but tells the whole story of each character, warts and all.  What can we learn from the story of David and Bathsheba?David’s First Mistake King David was the greatest of Israel’s kings.  He ruled over the largest territorial reign in their history.  The kingdom prospered in his time like it did in no other.  It is said that right after great successes comes the greatest risk for a great fall and that is exa … [Read more...]

5 Prayers to Help With Anxiety or Stress

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What prayers can we use to help us deal with our anxieties or stress?  What examples can we find in the Bible?  How can you write your own prayer or psalm?David, Man of Stress and Anxieties If ever there were a man who had to deal with constant stress and anxieties, it was David during his flight for his life from Saul.  King Saul was relentless in his pursuit of David and some estimates were that this was a 15 to 20 year chase! Imagine that, running for your life for nearly two decades an … [Read more...]


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