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King David Old Testament Warrior

King David is Considered the Greatest King of Israel, and a Man After Gods Own Heart

Brave Young David Slays the Giant So much has been written about David, the man after God’s own heart. This brief piece cannot begin to adequately cover the entire life of David, but will cite a few highlights of his reign as king.

David was anointed by the prophet Samuel to be king but did not officially begin his reign until after the death of King Saul. Upon Saul’s death, Abner, the captain of Saul’s army, made Saul’s son, Ishbosheth, king over Israel, but the house of Judah followed David. There was continued conflict between the house of Saul and the house of David, but David grew stronger and the house of Saul became weaker.


One Size Fits All

 “Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm” (Ephesians 6:13). 

One of the things I dislike about shopping is the trying on of clothes. Why can’t there be an international standard of clothing sizes? Instead, I need a large in this, in that an extra-large and in something else an extra-extra-large. I like the things you don’t have to try on. Things like toboggans, caps, and ponchos, which are simply “one size fits all.”