Thursday, April 22, 2010
They that Live by the Javelin Shall Die by the Javelin.
1Sa 18:10 And it came to pass on the morrow, that the evil spirit from God came upon Saul, and he prophesied in the midst of the house: and David played with his hand, as at other times: and there was a javelin in Saul's hand.
1Sa 18:11 And Saul cast the javelin; for he said, I will smite David even to the wall with it. And David avoided out of his presence twice.1Sa 20:33 And Saul cast a javelin at him to smite him: whereby Jonathan knew that it was determined of his father to slay David.
1Sa 19:9 And the evil spirit from the LORD was upon Saul, as he sat in his house with his javelin in his hand: and David played with his hand.
1Sa 19:10 And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the javelin; but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he smote the javelin into the wall: and David fled, and escaped that night.
2Sa 1:5 And David said unto the young man that told him, How knowest thou that Saul and Jonathan his son be dead?
2Sa 1:6 And the young man that told him said, As I happened by chance upon mount Gilboa, behold, Saul leaned upon his spear; and, lo, the chariots and horsemen followed hard after him.
Saul had a huge problem with anger and jealously. It was no comfort to anybody when he had a javelin handy.
Three times he tried to kill David with his javelin, once his own son, Jonathan, and in the end, he took his own life with it.
What instrument is dangerous for us to have around? Car, gun, sharp tongue, pen, etc?
Live after the Spirit and the fruit thereof will be love, joy, peace, et al. But when an evil spirit comes upon one like Saul, TAKE COVER!!! The works of the flesh are manifest…hatred, strife, murders.