- FDD33 Pursue a Clear Head
- FDD18 God Saw
- FDD12 Prayer Without Repentance
- FDD06 See The Needs
- Fifty Days of Desperation
- FDD01 Rejoice!
- FDD02: Are You Listening?
- FDD03: The Gift of Desperation
- FDD04: Do What God Requires
- FDD05 Turning Away
- FDD07 Be Dilligent
- FDD08 In His Presence
- FDD09 Waiting For God
- FDD10 Waiting on God – Abraham
- FDD11 Waiting on God – Isaac
- FDD13 Needing to Be Broken
- FDD15 Content in His Presence
- FDD16 A Word of Rescue
- FDD17 Not With Our Wisdom
- FDD19 God Answered
- FDD20 Centered On The Lord
- FDD21 The Theme of Scripture
- FDD22 In the Spirit of The Lord
- FDD27 in His Hands
- FDD29 Those Few Sheep
- FDD31 What To Pray For
- FDD32 Get Back to Church Gatherings
Young David was obeying his father’s command to bring supplies to his brothers and check up on their well being (1 Samuel 17). So he left the flock with a keeper (v20) and soon found himself asking about Goliath’s blasphemies. That is when he was attacked…by his own brother.
“Now Eliab his oldest brother heard when he spoke to the men; and Eliab’s anger burned against David and he said, “Why have you come down? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know your insolence and the wickedness of your heart; for you have come down in order to see the battle.”” (1 Samuel 17:28, NASB95)
More than family dynamics is going on here, David had already been chosen by God (1 Samuel 16:12-13). Eliab’s jealousy (1 Samuel 16:6-7) was probably in play.
“Next” seldom comes without conflict.
Father, as we seek you for what is next, we also seek for peace with you. Do not let difficulty dissuade us from the task you set before us.