The Call Of David Research Paper

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on your path of destiny are living a life of serving and giving. He lived a life of self –denial, stood before the king with a bad countenance and made - his request known. If God has not strengthened him through his prayer and fasting, and gone before him to the king, may be the king would have commanded him to be killed for daring to be sad before him. While he was building the wall, he faced opposition but he was not discouraged.

The Call Of David
The man after God’s heart, David is the next merciful king I can think of in a jiffy apart from our Lord Jesus Christ. God sent Samuel to anoint him:

1 Sam 16:1 Now the LORD said to Samuel, "How long will you mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? Fill your horn …show more content…

Record shows that a new king is only appointed after the demise of a ruling king. But here was the little David at the time in question, set to be appointed king when his predecessor was still on the throne. This demanded a lot of caution, wisdom and secrecy to avoid casualties. God told Samuel to go and anoint one of the sons of Jesse to succeed king Saul. David was least among his brothers and he was on errand keeping his father’s sheep in the bush. To the dismay of Jesse, the father of eight, God chose David – the youngest as king. I think this happened to me too, when four of my fathers children did common entrance into a secondary school, and myself being the youngest, among them all, was the only one admitted in that …show more content…

For the LORD does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart." So Jesse called Abinadab, and made him pass before Samuel. And he said, "Neither has the LORD chosen this one.” … Shammah pass by. And he said, "Neither has the LORD chosen this one." Thus Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel. And Samuel said to Jesse, "The LORD has not chosen these." And Samuel said to Jesse, "Are all the young men here?" Then he said, "There remains yet the youngest, and there he is, keeping the sheep." And Samuel said to Jesse, "Send and bring him. For we will not sit down till he comes here." So he sent and brought him in. Now he was ruddy, with bright eyes, and good-looking. And the LORD said, "Arise, anoint him; for this is the one!" Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the midst of his brothers; and the Spirit of the LORD came upon David from that day forward. So Samuel arose and went to

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