JONATHAN’S LOVE & SAUL’S JEALOUSY
1 Samuel 18-20
- How did Jonathan love David? (18:1-4; 23:17; 2Sa 1:26) Why do you think he loved David so dearly? (1; 14:6,7; 17:45-47)
- Why was Saul jealous of David? (18:5-9) How was he tormented by the harmful spirit? (18:10-16) What evil plans did he make to kill David & what was the outcome? (18:17-30) What do you learn about fallen men?
- What did Saul do next to kill David and how did Jonathan defend David? (19:1-5) How did Saul respond? (19:6,7) Yet, why did David flee from Saul? (19:8-10)
- How did God protect David through his wife Michal? (19:11-17) And how did God protect David through Samuel? (19:18-24)
- How did David ask help from Jonathan? (20:1-11) What did Jonathan promise to David? (20:12-13) What covenant did Jonathan request from David and why? (20:14-17)
- What was David and Jonathan’s secret code? (20:18-23) How did Saul disclose to Jonathan his determination to kill David? (20:24-34) How did Jonathan send away David in peace? (20:35-42)