True Friendship
Real Frenemies
Psalm 51:10-12
Saul's End
David's Reign

David's best friend and Saul's son.

Who is Jonathan?


The first king of Israel that David refused to kill while he was taking a bathroom break in a cave.

Who is Saul?


The words that are missing in Psalm 51:10a...

"Create in me a _____ ______, O God..."

What is "clean heart?"


He took his sword and fell on it.

How did Saul die?


David demonstrated this both in battle against the Moabites and relationship with Jonathan's crippled son.

What is mercy?


This was demonstrated when Saul's son gave David his robe, tunic, sword, bow, and ________.

What is trust?


"As that old proverb says, ‘From evil people come evil deeds.’ So you can be sure I will never harm you."

1 Samuel 24:13

What is the reason David gave for not killing the first king of Israel?


The words that is missing in Psalm 51:10b...

"and renew a ______ _______ within me."

What is "right spirit?"


This is how outer defeat begins, as seen in the death of Israel's first king.

What is inner defeat?


The doorway to failure, as David learned in his sin with Bathsheba and murder of Uriah.

What is isolation?


This was demonstrated when David and Saul's son confided in one _________

What is communication?


A man whose name means "fool" and was almost killed by David, who only stopped because of the humility and generosity of his wife, Abigail.

Who is Nabal?


The words that is missing in Psalm 51:11...

"______ me not away from your ________ and take not your Holy Spirit from me."

What is "cast" and "presence?"


These both spread to others through the first king of Israel and Adam.

What is death and defeat?


These are windows into the soul, as we learn in Nathan's confrontation with David.

What are stories?


Even though David and Saul's son could not agree on the king's intention, they admired and trusted one another...thus having mutual __________

What is respect?


A spear and a jug of water that lay next to him while he slept.

What did David take to prove that he would not kill the anointed king of Israel?


The words that is missing in Psalm 51:12a...

"_________ to me the joy of your __________..."

What is "restore" and "salvation?"


Everyone around us, whether made in wisdom or resulting in we learn from the first king of Israel's disobediance and end of his rule.

Who do our decisions affect?


This is what breeds brokeness and how David develops a poor relationship with his son, Absalom.

What is inaction?


This was demonstrated in the form of a pact between David and Saul's son during their last meeting together before one of them _________

What is commitment? 


The future king of Israel that did not allow fear, emotions, or self-justification to control or guide his decision making.

Who is David...or Jesus?


The word that is missing in Psalm 51:12b...

"...and _________ me with a ________ spirit."

What is "uphold" and "willing?"


This is an important quality that is proven when demonstrated in defeat, just like the people of Jabesh-Gilead did for the first king of Israel in his death.

What is devotion?


This should be our highest priority in our lives, as we view the condition of our world and relationships...just as David should have had.

What is reconciliation?

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