1 Samuel 18:1-4, 2 Samuel 9:1-9
The Benefits Of Being In A Blood Covenant
The sword stood for protection. Jonathan gave his protection to David by giving him his sword. (1 Samuel 18:4)
- From this day, Jonathan and David became covenant brothers.
- David had all the reason to ask for everyone from Saul’s house to be killed as vengeance for what their grandfather Saul did to him.
- He instead showed kindness because of his covenant with Jonathan.
Machir, who was keeping Mephibosheth, is the same man who rescued David when he (David) fled from his son Absalom (2 Samuel 9:4-5). Continue reading The Grace Of Being In A Blood Covenant (Week 2)