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    by Jan Couns

Bible and Quote - January 28 - February 1
Date Posted: January 27, 2023

(King Saul to David) .the Lord delivered me (your enemy) into your hand, (and) you did not kill me. Therefore may the Lord reward you with good for what you have done to me this day. And Saul (and his army) went home. 1 Samuel 24:18-22

We reform others unconsciously when we act uprightly. Madame Anne Sophie Soymanov Swetchine (1782–1857)

“Abigail . a woman of good understanding (averted David’s revenge on her harsh and evil husband Nabal). Then David said blessed is the Lord God who sent you this day to me, blessed is your advice and blessed are you, because you have kept me this day from avenging myself with my own hand.1 Samuel 25:3-35

.think about those whom the Lord has placed in my life to be wise counselors for me. “The Voice of the Lord” Lewis and Harriet Lederer Foundation, Inc. Messianic Jewish Publishers

“David said, ‘Blessed be the Lord, who has pleaded the cause of my reproach from the hand of Nabal and has kept back His servant from evil. The Lord has also returned the evildoing of Nabal on his own head.’” 1 Samuel 25:39

Sometimes, we rob ourselves of the joy of seeing him come to our defense because we seek to exact our own revenge. Let's experience the blessing of stepping back and watching God take up our cause. “The Voice of the Lord” Lewis and Harriet Lederer Foundation, Inc. Messianic Jewish Publishers

“David said to Abishai (one of David’s military men who had an opportunity to kill Saul) .who can stretch out his hand against the Lord's anointed, and be guiltless?" 1 Samuel 26:9

.give correction without causing resentment. John Wooden

“(David to King Saul) If the Lord has incited you against me, then may He accept an offering. If, however, men have done it, may they be cursed before the Lord! They have now driven me (away). They say, 'Go, worship other gods.’” 1 Samuel 26:19

.where we are equally confident, stride on with me; where we are equally puzzled, pause to investigate with me; where he finds himself in error, come to my side; where he finds me erring, call me to his side. So that we may keep to the path, in love, as we fare on toward Him, 'whose face is ever to be sought.' Augustine of Hippo, The Trinity 1.5

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Birth: 1948, Biloxi, Mississippi

Live: Knoxville, Tennessee

Hobbies: gardening, Bible study

Married, two daughters, two son-in-laws, 1 granddaughter, 3 grandsons, 1 mother, 1 dog
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