David King of Israel
When Saul became disobedient.
His reign of king became expedient.
He refused to slay king Agag, the Amalekite who was old.
Not only that, he took their best sheep and cattle, their silver, and their gold.
Saul’s disobedience caused God’s heart to break.
Ole king Saul made a terrible mistake.
God had king Saul dethroned.
All night Samuel prayed and cried to God alone.
Like a new-born baby did Samuel bawl,
and God told him, quit feeling so sorrow for Saul.
God sent Samuel down to Jesse’s house.
A man with eight sons, no mention of a spouse.
A heifer and his horn of oil, did Gold told Samuel to bring.
For one of Jesse’s sons, would be Israel’s next king.
Samuel with his horn of oil and perseverance.
Set his eyes on Eliab, who had handsome appearance.
But God told Samuel, don’t look on his outward appearance, his height, nor his stature.
Because it’s what's inside a man’s heart that truly matters.
Samuel looked upon 7 of Jesse’s sons.
But God didn’t choose not a single one.
Oh wait, there was an eighth son, who was left out.
Surely, he’s the one, there isn’t any doubt.
David a young boy, who wasn’t asleep.
But a young shepherd boy attending the sheep.
Samuel took the horn of oil and poured it on David’s head.
For David was the chosen, as the Lord had said.
As for Saul, the spirit of Lord had departed.
And an evil spirit fell upon Saul, as the Lord imparted.
The only time the spirit would leave him, the only time Saul would become calm.
Was when David played the harp, with fingers above his palm.
When David was a late teen, he took on Goliath the giant Philistine.
His stature was around 8 feet tall.
But David wasn’t scared no, not at all.
Goliath had a javelin, a sword, and a spear.
But David had God on his side, he had no reason to fear.
David took out a sling and pebble.
And showed Goliath he was a rebel.
The pebble hit Goliath right on the head.
And down went Goliath, he was then dead.
David defeated Goliath because he had the Lord.
He then cut off Goliath’s head, with Goliath’s own sword.
(1 Samuel Chapters 15-17)
Copyright © Brother Jacob | Year Posted 2020
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