In this Podcast:
The first eight minutes of this podcast is a report from our Daughter-in-Law, Melissa Miller, concerning the work of CASA [Court Appointed Special Advocates] of East Tennessee.
In this Bible Study:
- A review of chapters 21-23
- David’s wives
- David at En-gedi
- How reprieves from spiritual battles must be recognized as temporary
- How David refuses an opportunity to stop all the stress by killing Saul
- David’s tender conscience
- How David knew he couldn’t let his men do his dirty work and escape guilt
- How David (and Peter and Paul) teach us to honor and respect godless rulers for the sake of the Lord who instituted them and for the sake of the office
- How some unteachable spiritual leaders abuse the phrase, “Touch not mine anointed.”
- How we need to be sensitive not to attempt to burden spiritual leaders with unnecessary nitpicking criticism
- The deception of emotional, but temporary, remorse
- How betrayers can arise from unexpected sources
- Example from Solzhenitsyn (The Gulag Archipelago) from the reign of Stalin to illustrate the atmosphere in which betrayal becomes common.
Stay in the battle!
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