Text:1 Samuel 16:18-23
Then one of the servants answered and said, “Look, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skillful in playing, a mighty man of valor, a man of war, prudent in speech, and a handsome person; and the LORD is with him.” Therefore Saul sent messengers to Jesse, and said, “Send me your son David, who is with the sheep.” And Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread, a skin of wine, and a young goat, and sent them by his son David to Saul. So David came to Saul and stood before him. And he loved him greatly, and he became his armor bearer. Then Saul sent to Jesse, saying, “Please let David stand before me, for he has found favor in my sight.” And so it was, whenever the spirit from God was upon Saul, that David would take a harp and play it with his hand.
David was a young man, perhaps 17 or 18 years old at this time in his life. Things we could implement in our lives based on David’s Life Experience
a. Worship God more passionately in praise and worship without reservation.
b. Learn a musical instrument.
c. Be prudent in speech.
d. Be an encourager to those who are destressed.
e. Love people and be ready to help.
f. Encourage yourself in the Lordg. Chase God and do all of His will so you become a man after God’s own heart.
h. Give to the work of God more often including taking care of church property.
i. Become more full of the Spirit and follow His leading,