44Quick Review Saul chucked a spear at David in 1 Sam 18:11 Saul chucked another spear at David in 1 Sam 19:11Saul chucked a spear at his son Jonathan in 1 Sam 20:33He missed every time!
45And the moral of the story Spears chucked at people who are doing God’s Will apparently don’t fly straight!
46Spear chuckers never prosper Exodus 15Lev 26:8Deut 33:271 Sam 5:3-4Isa 59Luke 10:19Matt 22:44 (enemies as footstools: Psalms, Matt, Mark, Luke, Acts, 1 Cor, Heb)Rev 11:5 – devours all their enemies
47Our response to the spear chucker Exodus 23:4-5Prov 24:17Prov 25:21Rom 12:20Matt 5:43-45
48The use of enemiesThree significant ways enemies were used in the OT and NTSo that God could demonstrate His sovereignty by crushing them under His feetAs a vehicle of correction to His children as a result of their disobedienceTo bring about the refining necessary to make His children dependant on Him