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Trouncing the Green-Eyed Monster

Read it! I Samuel 18

As they danced, they sang:

“Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands.”

Saul was very angry; this refrain galled him.

“They have credited David with tens of thousands,” he thought, “but me with only thousands. What more can he get but the kingdom?”

Vs 7&8

 

Think it through

Saul began as a proud supporter of David. After all, David’s successes in battle were Saul’s successes. He promoted the young leader quickly. But as soon as Saul heard the people sing David’s praises, his heart changed. David had entered Saul’s territory, becoming more popular that he was in his land of Israel. Saul became jealous (vs 8), then watchful (vs 9), and then murderous (vs 11).

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How to Use This Blog for God’s Glory!

Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine
and puts them into practice
is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.
(Matthew 7:24)

 

I’m all about helping you to build your house on the rock of Jesus Christ…but I’m worried you’re not.

God has really laid it on my heart that it’s not enough for us to read a few verses a day, or skim a chapter, and call it “being in The Word.” That’s as flat as unleavened bread.

To really live for Jesus, we need to read His words and put them into practice. A dash of intention and a pinch of organization will make the bread of life rise!

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