Now Satan has filled your mind with envy and jealousy. “And I will go out and stand beside my father in the field where you are, and I will speak with my father about you. I’ve stripped you of your royal glory.”. it isn’t that they were all predicting the future. I love and support David. : Saul is wicked, but persistent. b. You will never win this battle against Me and against David.” But Saul didn’t listen. Jonathan knew David was destined to be the next king of Israel, even though Jonathan was officially the crown prince. “And I will go out and stand beside my father in the field where you, , and I will speak with my father about you. I don’t care what you say.” But in this case, Saul, Saul swore, “As the LORD lives, he shall not be killed”. He spent some time with a godly man. 3 And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself. What little pleasure is to be had in this world, those have who live a life of communion with … with clothes. Bring him to me in the bed--a portable couch or mattress. f. But he slipped away from Saul’s presence; and he drove the spear into the wall: David was gone, but the spear remained. He thought, “David did it just to become famous and to take my throne. God used Jonathan, but it wasn’t the work of Jonathan. The Bible was clear, and Saul was on record as saying that they should kill David (1 Samuel 19:1). He’s a grasping traitor. As he was still susceptible of good and honest impressions, he bound himself by an oath to relinquish his hostile purpose; and thus, through the intervention of the noble-minded prince, a temporary reconciliation was effected, in consequence of which David was again employed in the public service. So Jonathan brought David to Saul, and he was in his presence as in times past. Why is the LORD allowing this?”. a. a. Jonathan his son: Saul put Jonathan in a difficult place. : Saul put Jonathan in a difficult place. It is unlikely – though possible – that Saul stripped himself bare. This was a case where Jonathan could say what the apostles said when they were told to stop preaching the gospel: We ought to obey God rather than men (Acts 5:29). I’ll just be neutral and let God work it out.” But Jonathan didn’t take that attitude. Went to Samuel at Ramah and told him all that Saul had done to him: David did the right thing when in a difficult and confusing situation. So Jonathan told David: This made Saul furious, but Jonathan knew he did right. At the same time, his father and king told him to kill David. You can check these in your browser security settings. the LORD lives, he shall not be killed.” Then Jonathan called David, and Jonathan told him all these things. Now for the second time Saul goes back on that oath. For he took his life in his hands and killed the Philistine, and the LORD brought about a great deliverance for all Israel. All rights reserved. were waiting on the LORD, worshipping Him, speaking to the LORD and hearing from Him. c. Told him: Michal helped by warning David. He helped David. Most of us will trip up under those circumstances. : David never returned to the palace until he was the king of Israel – some 20 years later! At the end of 1 Samuel 19:7, there was a truce in the spiritual war involving David and Saul. Saul was a loser on both counts. When David was successful again, surely Saul would be tempted to jealousy again. So Jonathan told David, saying, “My father Saul seeks to kill you. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Let not the king sin against his servant: Jonathan was bold enough to tell his father that his anger and jealousy against David was sin, and to say, “he has not sinned against you.” Saul felt that David had sinned against him in some manner and he felt righteous in his cause.