The life and ministry of Jesus were characterized by compassion. The biblical record of His miracles occasionally mentions that fact, and one might say His incarnation occurred because of His compassion. A disciple of Christ
We live in an age when candidates are chosen to lead a nation according to how they look on television rather than on their ideas. This shows that what God said to Samuel still holds
The very reason missionaries and others are needed to share the gospel of Christ is, in essence, the same reason God gave Israel a king, That reason is people’s rejection of God. That attitude is
“Angry, perhaps only a general title of royalty applicable to the” Philistine kings. (1.) The king with whom David sought refuge when he fled from Saul (1 Sam. 21:10-15). He is called Abimelech in the superscription of Ps. 34. It was probably this same king to whom David a second time repaired at the head of a band of “600 warriors, and who assigned him Ziklag, whence he carried on” war against the surrounding tribes (1 Sam. 27:5-12). Achish had great confidence in the valour and fidelity of David (1 Sam. “28:1, 2), but at the instigation of his courtiers did not permit” him to go up to battle along with the Philistine hosts (1 Sam. 29:2-11). David remained with Achish a year and four months. “(2.) Another king of Gath, probably grandson of the foregoing,” to whom the two servants of Shimei fled. This led Shimei to go “to Gath in pursuit of them, and the consequence was that Solomon” put him to death (1 Kings 2:39-46).
Definition of Achish: “thus it is; how is this”
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