The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

Ps. 56: 13 For you have rescued me from death; you have kept my feet from slipping. So now I can walk in your presence, O God, in your life-giving light.[1] David had run from one danger to another. He looked to God for help. We can get insight into David’s heart by reading a song …

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Ps. 56: 8 You’ve (the Lord) kept track of all my wandering and my weeping. You’ve stored my many tears in your bottle—not one will be lost. For they are all recorded in your book of remembrance.[1] David is in trouble and instead of complaining, he writes a song to God. This helps him focus on …

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Ps. 56: 1 O God, have mercy on me, for people are hounding me. My foes attack me all day long.2 I am constantly hounded by those who slander me, and many are boldly attacking me.3 But when I am afraid, I will put my trust in you.4 I praise God for what he has promised. I trust in …

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David was a commander in Saul’s army, but King Saul was jealous of David’s success and wanted him killed. David realizes that the threat of death is real, and he can’t return home. Now instead of a popular commander in the palace, he is a man on the run. But where will he go? He …

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Jealous King Saul was trying to kill David. When life was unfair for David, he continued to trust and worship God. Ps. 26:12, Now I stand on solid ground, and I will publicly praise the Lord.[1] God gave David stability when Saul was unstable. We can stand before God because of what Jesus has done for …

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When David was unfairly treated by King Saul, we have seen how he didn’t complain about Saul but went to God for justice. The next thing David did was to check with God to see if he had done something wrong. Ps.26: 2 Put me on trial, Lord, and cross-examine me. Test my motives and my heart.[1] …

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Ps. 26: 1 You be my judge and declare me innocent! Clear my name, for I have tried my best to keep your laws and to trust you without wavering.[1] David writes this when he has been unfairly treated by King Saul. Even with this, David does not complain about Saul but looks to God for …

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David has been unfairly treated by King Saul. Even Prince Jonathon knows that David is in the right. What should we do when our life is unfair, when one person’s disobedience makes our life a mess? David wrote a song to God and this gives us insight into his heart attitude in the situation. Ps. …

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As we have been discussing the past couple day, David is trying to avoid being killed by King Saul. But where is God in this? David’s song, or Psalm that he wrote gives us some insight into what David was thinking. Ps. 26: 3 I will never lose sight of your love for me. Your faithfulness …

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David secretly returns to Jonathan and explains that Jonathon’s father, King Saul wants to kill David. At first, Jonathon doesn’t want to believe what David is saying. Jonathon knows that David has done nothing wrong, why would his father want him dead? David explains that Saul knows they are friends, so Saul won’t tell him …

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