Don't ever think you need to forfeit your God-given values out of fear. The Lord is our protector and helps those that seek Him.
Now, David’s second lie was having the need to get a weapon, because he said the king required it to be done in a swift manner. Continue Reading
Oh Lord, I pray that people will be comforted in their trials. Through every trial and tribulation, give them rest from the cares of this life. Help direct them to safety, that they might find peace from all their distress. Come and wipe away their tears, that they might be comforted. Lead them to good people that will help them and care for their needs. You are our God and always have the best in store for us. So help everyone that is in need right now, in Your might name Jesus. You are our healer and have the power to break every chain of darkness. No matter the addiction that is in our lives or the person's life that is affecting us wrongfully, all this can be cast out, if we but trust in You. Because You are able to meet us in our greatest needs, we do find joy in moments that seem impossible. This is because depression has no match to Your kindness and mercy. Every evil spirit has to heed to Your call, and therefore sickness, pain, depression, and even suicidal thoughts are replaced with Your love. Yes God, Your love can change the atmosphere, when nothing can. This is especially true when people of faith act out in love towards their neighbor. You are then able to work through these people, as Your messengers, and bring peace and joy into people's lives that are suffering. Thank You Lord for doing this, and for leading people into my life, of which have been helped immensely when I was suffering. I needed Your comfort, and it was given. Thank You Jesus. I love You Lord. Amen.
1 Samuel 20:14,15 (KJV)
14 And thou shalt not only while yet I live shew me the kindness of the Lord, that I die not:
15 But also thou shalt not cut off thy kindness from my house for ever: no, not when the Lord hath cut off the enemies of David every one from the face of the earth.
In trials, friends and family can be very helpful. As they can help point us to God, that we might pray and find comfort.
Jonathan was David’s best friend, and during these rough times, he was able to go to him, along with God, for help. Continue Reading
Oh Lord, I pray that people will start to look to You in faith. Then, will you be able to help them forgive those that have mistreated them recently and over the years. You will also be able to help such people to tear down any walls that are up now. And if there is any jealousy or covetous thoughts, those will be lifted as well. Instead, these wicked desires will be expelled, and Your forgiveness will be in our hearts. Not only will we be forgiven, but Your forgiveness will also be shown to everyone that has wronged us. There will be no more hard feelings for what has taken place, for You, Lord, will help that person get over what has happened. It does take a great deal of faith to rely on Your sanctification in our lives. When we truly believe in You, we also allow anything that is troubling us to be in Your hands. We don't want anything to boil over, but to allow You to make things right again. This happens when our love for You is showcased through our love for others also. It may be hard for us to tell a person that has hurt us or even betrayed us, to tell them that they are welcome again in our lives, but You are able to help us do this, if that is Your will. If it isn't Your will, then You will at least help us know how to close the ties on a bad relationship, and help us move forward in life. There will be no more animosity in our hearts towards these people, but only love. As You have taught us, Lord, to love our neighbor and even our enemy, I will do this. It brings me great joy to see people happy. Thank You for changing my wicked heart to see this. I love You. Amen.
1 Samuel 19:4-6 (KJV)
4 And Jonathan spake good of David unto Saul his father, and said unto him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been to thee-ward very good:
5 For he did put his life in his hand, and slew the Philistine, and the Lord wrought a great salvation for all Israel: thou sawest it, and didst rejoice: wherefore then wilt thou sin against innocent blood, to slay David without a cause?
6 And Saul hearkened unto the voice of Jonathan: and Saul sware, As the Lord liveth, he shall not be slain.
Jealousy and covetousness can cause people to be very angry towards others. This is caused by an evil spirit and only God’s love can help us.
If it wasn’t for Jonathan, that night, Saul may have tried early on to kill David. So thankfully his son at least saw the good in David and had his back, along with God, of course. Continue Reading
Galatians 2:20 (KJV)
20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
Jesus has set me free from all my sins. There is no more guilt, but only joy and love in the Lord, who saves.
I surrender all to Jesus. I give Him my life and all that I am. There is salvation only in His Name.
Oh Lord, I pray for every person that desires to be saved. May they also be willing to allow You to lead them. Then can they be safe in this world and not stumble by the hands of the enemy. You are our shelter and are able to give us the strength we need to carry on. Even when we think our patience is dried up, You fill us up and we have more patience than ever before. Even our love for others is elevated to the point of loving all people, as You love us. Thank You for putting your kindness in our hearts, that we might demonstrate what true love is. Oh how I love Your ways, God. Surely, the enemy has no chance of taking us down, when Your presence is in inside of us. You've build me up with armor, that I might be able to fight against temptation and win the battle. Thank You for giving me such strength and determination to go all in and never look back. It is all because You have saved me. I was once so lost and You rescued me. Though I was covered in all my sins, You heard my cries and showed me mercy and compassion. In my tears did You wash me of all my transgressions and put inside of me a new heart. How could You save a wretch like me? Wow, You are so good. I don't deserve Your forgiveness, but still You've shown it time and time again, no matter what. I love You Lord. You are my God and I am so glad to have found and to be in Your light. It gives me great joy to follow You now. All the praise and glory to Your holy Name, Jesus. Thank You Lord for everything you do for my life and others through me. Amen.
1 Samuel 18:12-14 (KJV)
12 And Saul was afraid of David, because the Lord was with him, and was departed from Saul.
13 Therefore Saul removed him from him, and made him his captain over a thousand; and he went out and came in before the people.
14 And David behaved himself wisely in all his ways; and the Lord was with him.
When God is with us, we can do all things. The enemy has no power, because the light of the Lord is shining brightly.