I was reading the story of David and was again intrigued by his encounter with Goliath. The scene is set with Israel in “battle array” on the foot of one mountain and the Philistine army in battle array at the foot of an opposite mountain. They were ready to get it on! They came toward…

After Saul’s rebellion the Spirit of the Lord departed from him, and the Bible says that a distressing spirit came upon him. What would that look like today? A person would exhibit distress, anxiety, fear and panic. No one wants to live under that kind of dark cloud. Saul’s servants suggested they get someone to…