A Study of 1 & 2 Samuel

Saul Pursues David: Waiting Upon the Lord

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Dennis McCallum

1 Samuel 23:1-14; 1 Samuel 24:1-22; 1 Samuel 26:6-23; Isaiah 40:29-31; Psalms 37:1-40


For fifteen years, Saul pursued David throughout the wilderness. David knew he was meant be king, and it would have been easy to take matters into his own hands. He had multiple opportunities to kill Saul and immediately take the throne. Instead, he trusted in God's promise and decided to wait for God and His timing. As followers of God, we too, are often called to wait. It is during these periods of waiting where important internal changes take place.


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