In this study:
- A brief review of chapters 16-20
- David’s encounter with Ahimelech at Nob
- A brief history of the tabernacle and the ark
- How Jesus used this encounter to emphasize that people were more important than the ceremonial law or the holiness code
- The significance of the Urim and the Thummim
- David’s flight to Philistia and it’s consequences, including Psalms written at this time
- David at Adullam. How the group of 400 men who came out to him typifies our relationship with Christ
- Alan Redpath quotes
- Significance of the Psalms that David wrote from Adullam
- Why David decided to leave his parents in Moab
- Introduction to the prophet Gad
- Overview of some of the ways that God encouraged David during these difficult days
- How Saul played the role of a victim
- How Doeg, under orders from Saul, slaughtered all the priests, their families, and the livestock.
- The Psalm (about Doeg) that David wrote after the single escapee from the slaughter of the priests, Abiathar, came to him
- How David’s deliverance of the town of Keilah from the Philistines contrasts with Saul and Nob
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