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    by Jan Couns

Bible and Quote - October 6-10
Date Posted: August 12, 2016

(As Absalom’s large inexperienced army fled before David’s small experienced army) . the woods devoured more people that day than the sword.. 2 Samuel 18:7,8

Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars. General George Catlett Marshall, American military commander during WWII, 1880-1959

(When Absalom got tangled in a tree) Joab and his men struck and killed him (against David’s orders which were not logical to him). 2 Samuel 18:9-15

Some there are who presume so far on their wits that they think themselves capable of measuring the whole nature of things by their intellect, in that they esteem all things true which they see, and false which they see not. Thomas Aquinas, Commemoration of Gilbert of Sempringham, Founder of the Gilbertine Order, 1189

(after killing Absalom) Joab blew the trumpet,. and held back the people (from pursuing defeated men loyal to Absalom). 2 Samuel 18:16

Recognize when your goals and objectives have been met.

Ahimaaz (begged Joab to let him also bring news of battle to David) And Joab said, ‘Why would you run, my son, since you will have no news ready?’ 2 Samuel 18:22

.study the Scriptures and develop the ability to intelligently speak to others about what you believe and why you believe it. Omar C. Garcia, Kingsland Baptist Church, Katy, Texas, Lifeway, Explore the Bible, Summer 2008

(Ahimaaz brought news of victory) The king asked, ‘Is the young man Absalom safe?’ Ahimaaz answered, ‘I saw great confusion . but I don't know what it was.’ 2 Samuel 18:28,29

Packaging truth in sensitivity is compassion; but withholding truth is unmerciful self interest.

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