The Crown Week 8: Day 2

Read: 1 Samuel 18:17-19:10

Explore:

What is Saul's motivation for offering his daughter in marriage to David?

How does David react to

   - His military success?

   - The offer of becoming the king's son-in-law?

Apply:

This passage contrasts two reactions to God's blessing: Saul's violent jealousy; and David's humility and obedience.

Read Mark 9:33-35

What opportunities might you have to claim positions of power and success? What would it look like to instead follow Jesus's example and humbly take the role of a servant in that situation?

Pray:

Thank God for the way he works out his justice and protects and exalts the humble.

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