David’s path to the throne certainly wasn’t a straight line! Nonetheless, he resisted the temptation to grab for himself what God alone could give. Rather than kill Saul when he was within reach and caught unawares, David cut off only a piece of the king’s robe as evidence. Alistair Begg explains how this gesture honored the Lord and appeared to soften Saul’s heart. When life’s path doesn’t seem to make sense, we, like David, can trust God to order all our ways.
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