When I sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light unto me. I will bear the indignation of the Lord, because I have sinned against him, until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me. Micah 7:8, 9.
But thou, O Lord, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. Psalm 3:3. With the memory ever before him of his own transgression of the law of God, David seemed morally paralyzed; he
And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man. 2 Samuel 12:7. As time passed on, David’s sin toward Bathsheba became known, and suspicion was excited that he had planned the death of Uriah. The Lord was dishonored. He had
The thing that David had done displeased the Lord. 2 Samuel 11:27. When in ease and self-security he let go his hold upon God, David yielded to Satan and brought upon his soul the stain of guilt. He, the Heaven-appointed
How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished! 2 Samuel 1:27. Twice David had had Saul in his power; but when urged to slay him, he had refused to lift his hand against him who had been
The Lord answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets. 1 Samuel 28:6. The Lord never turned away a soul that came to Him in sincerity and humility. Why did he turn Saul away unanswered? The
Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord. Romans 12:19. Although Nabal had refused the needy company of David and his men, yet that