Abner & Ishbosheth Die

The Murders of General Abner & King Ishbosheth

Today’s Reading:


  1. Where was David first anointed king? How many years did he reign there? How did David eventually become king over all Israel? Do you think David tried to wait on God’s timing to take over the kingdom? Why or why not?
  2. Why do you think Joab and Abner didn’t like each other? How did Joab let his emotions rule his actions? What could he have done instead?
  3. Joab worked for David. How did David show that Joab acted without David’s approval? How can you humbly show that you don’t always approve of your peers’ actions?
  4. How did David keep his promise to Jonathan by showing kindness to his family?

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