1 Samuel 26
David could’ve killed King Saul and all his problems would’ve been eliminated, but he chose to endure hardship and not harm the Lord’s anointed. David had to leave his homeland and live amongst the enemy. God allowed this because God had a higher purpose for David’s life. God had planned it. Sometimes God allows things in our lives and we will never know why until we meet Him face to face. What the enemy deems for harm, God will overpower it with good. A higher purpose; a higher calling, a higher level of commitment to God’s Word is necessary.
Lord, God of Israel, keep us from avenging our foes. Go before us and clear our way; as Your Word says in the Bible, “Vengeance is Mine,” says the Lord.