Story of David - Day 31

I Samuel 19:8-17 - "And there was war again: and David went out, and fought with the Philistines, and slew them with a great slaughter; and they fled from him. And the evil spirit from the Lord was upon Saul, as he sat in his house with his javelin in his hand: and David played with his hand. And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the javelin, but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he smote the javelin into the wall: and David fled, and escaped that night. Saul also sent messengers unto David's house, to watch him, and to slay him in the morning: and Michal David's wife told him, saying, If thou save not thy life tonight, tomorrow thou shalt be slain. So Michal let David down through a window: and he went, and fled, and escaped. And Michal took an image, and laid it in the bed, and put a pillow of goats' hair for his bolster, and covered it with a cloth. And when Saul sent messengers to take David, she said, He is sick. And Saul sent the messengers again to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may slay him. And when the messengers were come in, behold, there was an image in the bed, with a pillow of goats' hair for his bolster. And Saul said unto Michal, Why hast thou deceived me so, and sent away mine enemy, that he is escaped? And Michal answered Saul, He said unto me, Let me go; why should I kill thee?"

In 1 Samuel 19, we witness the relentless pursuit of David by King Saul. Driven by jealousy and a harmful spirit, Saul attempted to harm David, even to the point of attempting murder. Yet, in the face of adversity, David's life was spared through divine intervention and quick thinking.
Michal, David's wife, played a crucial role in his escape. She helped him evade Saul's deadly schemes by letting him down through a window and placing a decoy in their bed. This story reminds us that sometimes, God uses the most unexpected means to deliver us from harm.

In life, we may face challenges and adversaries who seek to harm us, but like David, we can trust that God's protection and guidance will see us through. God may use creative solutions and unexpected allies to rescue us from danger, showing His unwavering love and faithfulness. In times of trouble, let us rely on His divine providence and remain steadfast in our faith.

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