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Powered by 4 - Feb. 14, 2011

  • 2011 Feb 14

Extravagant Kindness

today's reading.
2 Samuel 9:1-13    And David said, "Is there still anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?"...
2 Samuel 9

2 Samuel 9think about it.
Why does David show kindness to Mephibosheth? What does Ziba teach you about loyalty and service? How have you seen God show kindness to you?

the blog.
The account of Mephibosheth is one of my favorites. It really reveals what a kind and tender heart David has. David inquires about anyone still living from the line of Saul. He finds out that there is someone and that person is Jonathan's son, Mephibosheth. So David has Mephibosheth brought to him and then proceeds to show him extravagant kindness by restoring to him all the land of Saul and having him eat at David's table from then forward. Pretty cool!

So what did you see from 2 Samuel 9:1-13 about helping others and reaching out to someone in need? Who can you show "above and beyond" kindness and love to today (Valentine's Day) and beyond? Tami W.  

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