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    by Jan Couns

Bible and Quote - February 4-8
Date Posted: February 3, 2023

“(although David was anointed by God as ultimate king of Israel) David said in his heart, ‘.I shall perish someday by the hand of Saul. I should speedily escape to the Philistines (so Saul will forget about me). 1 Samuel 27:1

Worry is a think stream of fear which, if encouraged, becomes a wide channel into which all other thoughts flow. Anon

(in despair) David arose (with his family) and went over with the six hundred men who were with him to (live with the Philistines – Israel’s enemy). .so Saul sought him no more. 1 Samuel 27:2-4

We try to solve the problem for the moment, but we forget about the (long term) consequences. Doug Sager, Senior Pastor, 1st Baptist Concord, Farragut, Tennessee

(in fear and despair), David arose (with his family) and went over with the six hundred men who were with him to (live with the Philistines – Israel’s enemy). 1 Samuel 27:2

No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a part of a continent, a part of the main; John Donne (1573 - 1631) English poet

(as war loomed with the Philistines). Saul inquired of the Lord; the Lord did not answer him, either by dreams or by Urim (used by the priest he had killed) or by the prophets. 1 Samuel 28:6

Hearing God’s voice is dependent on the condition and motivation of the heart.

(When God was silent, King Saul said) Find me a woman who is a medium (witch/ fortuneteller – unlawful in Israel), that I may go to her and inquire of her. 1 Samuel 28:7

Man, whether he likes it or not, is a being forced by his nature to seek some higher authority (something outside himself to depend on). Jose Ortega Y Gasset (1883–1955)

(I am not defending witchcraft or fortunetelling in any form)

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