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Jonathan and David: Covenantal Friends

Is not the arrow beyond thee?” There it was, David’s answer. It was the answer that would forever physically separate him from his closest friend, Jonathan. David and Jonathan were more than just close friends. Their friendship was a covenantal friendship—a friendship forged by (and with) the Lord. They were friends who spiritually sharpened each […]

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Call Me Abigail

The Word of God is the means placed before us to nourish our faith. The story of David and Abigail is a good example of the incredibly rich nourishment to be had through faith. When a believer digs in—really studies the Word of God—Jehovah-jireh (Provider) continually opens up that wealth of riches. Centrally, when it […]

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Three of David’s Mighty Men

II Samuel 23:15-17 – “And David longed and said, Oh that one would give me drink of water from the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate! And the three mighty men brake through the host of the Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Bethle­hem, which was by the gate, and […]

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David’s Band

I Samuel 22:2: And every one that was in dis­tress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him (David), and he became a captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred. It was a strange band of men that gathered about David at […]

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Love

“And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.” I Samuel 18:1 The birds on the Judean plain still sang. The locusts whirred their dusty serenade. The soft evening […]

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