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Commentaries for 1 Samuel Chapter 30

Ziklag spoiled by the Amalekites.

When we go abroad in the way of our duty, we may comfortably hope that God will take care of our families in our absence, but not otherwise...
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David overtakes the Amalekites.

If in all our ways, even when, as in this case, there can be no doubt they are just, we acknowledge God, we may expect that he will direct our steps, as he did those of David...
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He recovers what had been lost.

Sinners are nearest to ruin, when they cry, Peace and safety, and put the evil day far from them...
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David's distribution of the spoil.

What God gives us, he designs we should do good with...
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