July 23, 2023

Exiled for the good of God’s people

Passage: 1 Samuel 26:19-20, 25; 27; 30:26-31
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Theme: The LORD's King conquers the land for the sake of God's people; be shrewd in your service to him

This is the land that yet remains: all the regions of the Philistines, and all those of the Geshurites... - Joshua 13:1-3
This is the inheritance of the tribe of the people of Judah according to their clans...Ziklag, Madmannah, Sansannah... - Joshua 15:20, 31

...but if it is men, may they be cursed before the LORD, for they have driven me out this day that I should have no share in the heritage of the LORD, saying, ‘Go, serve other gods.’ Now therefore, let not my blood fall to the earth away from the presence of the LORD...1 Samuel 26:19b-20a
Now these are the men who came to David at Ziklag, while he could not move about freely because of Saul the son of Kish.... - 1 Chronicles 12:1

Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise [shrewd] as serpents and innocent as doves. - Matthew 10:16
And his master complimented the unrighteous manager because he had acted shrewdly; for the sons of this age are more shrewd in relation to their own kind than the sons of light. - Luke 16:8