DAVID SPARES SAUL’S LIFE
1 Samuel 24-27
1. Why didn’t David kill Saul though God had put him into his hands? (24:1-15) What do you learn from David? (Ro 12:17; 1 Th 5:15; 1 Pe 3:9; Pro 20:22) How did Saul respond to David’s act of righteousness? (24:16-22)
2. What happened to Samuel? (25:1a) Who was Nabal and how did he despise David? (25:1b-13) How did Abigail stop David from blood shedding? (25:14-35) What happened to Nabal and Abigail? (25:36-44) Think about Nabal’s foolishness & Abigail’s wisdom?
3. Why didn’t David kill Saul though another opportunity was given? (26:1-20) What was Saul’s response to David’s act of righteousness? (26:21-25) What do you learn from David?
4. When and why did David go to Achish the king of Gath again? (27:1-7; Cf. 22:5) How & why did he lie to Achish? (27:8-12) What do you learn from this passage?