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April 19   - Day 109
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Saul and David had strained relations.
David composed psalms to ask God for help
Bible Dictionary:   David     Psalms    

Commentary:
King Saul
(1Sam17:38-20:17)

Scripture: (101vs)
1 Samuel 18 (30vs)
* David was blessed and his fame surpassed that of King Saul
Psalm 25 (22vs)
"To you, Yahweh, do I lift up my soul. My God, I have trusted in you. Donít let me be shamed. Donít let my enemies triumph over me..."
1 Samuel 19:1-17 (17vs)
* Friends help David escape Saul
Psalm 59 (17vs) after Saul sent people to David's house, to kill him
" Deliver me from my enemies, my God.
Set me on high from those who rise up against me..."
1 Samuel 19:18-24 (7vs)
* David goes to Samuel; they go to the prophets. Saul sends men to pursue David then goes himself. All prophesy.
Psalm 12 (8vs)
"Help, Yahweh; for the godly man ceases.
For the faithful fail from among the children of men.
Everyone lies to his neighbor.
They speak with flattering lips, and with a double heart..."

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