A Royal Fight or Flight

Isaac Serrano
Jun 17, 2018
Psalm 57:1-3
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David was anointed king of Israel while Saul was still alive and Saul became jealous of David since the Lord was with David. Saul’s jealousy was so intense that he tried to kill David using the royal spear (see 1 Samuel 19:9-10). After that day, David was forced to live as a fugitive of the country God had called him to rule. In the following years, Saul hunted down David and his men whenever he had the chance. 1 Samuel 26 tells the story of the last time Saul and David interacted before Saul’s death at the hands of the Philistines. This story shows how God was able to deliver David from a hopeless situation and is an example of how we should respond to those who seek to hurt us. God shows Himself faithful even in these times of difficulty, but in an interesting way, His faithfulness is more visible when our faithfulness comes in response.

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Isaac Serrano is Lead Teaching Pastor of South Valley Community Church. He likes talking theology, history, and culture. Isaac lives in Gilroy with his family. On his days off, he likes to go fishing and venture outdoors. Isaac serves on the leadership board for the Regeneration Project.

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