1 Samuel 22:6-23 — Kings and priests and spears, oh my
gospelthread: The world’s idea of a king is sitting under a tree with a spear in his hand. At the cross, we see God’s idea of a king hanging on a tree with a spear in his side.
1 Samuel 24:1-22 — God is out to get you
gospelthread: The king of mercy establishes his kingdom not by killing his enemies, but by forgiving us. And then we see how badly we have misjudged him.