5086 David, rise of
David rose from humble origins to become Israel’s greatest king. His rise to power is seen by OT writers as evidence of God’s guiding hand upon both David and Israel.
David was the great-grandson of Ruth and Boaz
David was anointed king by Samuel
David was a member of Saul’s court
David’s defeat of Goliath
David’s friendship with Jonathan
The relationship between David and Saul