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The king Behind The King

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Samuel 4:1 When Ish-Bosheth son of Saul heard that Abner had died in Hebron, he lost courage, and all Israel became alarmed that day. O-bservation: Abner had been a loyal warrior under King Saul’s leadership. He would have been a key man to the king. When Saul died in battle, Abner became loyal to Saul’s son Ish-Bosheth, who ruled the northern tribes of Israel for a short period. Joab was David’s key man. When David became king of Judah, Joab killed Abner. When Ish-Bosheth heard that Abner had been killed, he lost all courage....

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S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: 2 Samuel 4:1 When Ish-Bosheth son of Saul heard that Abner had died in Hebron, he lost courage, and all Israel became alarmed. O-bservation: Abner, who had been the head of Saul's army, immediately moved to install Ish-Bosheth as King upon the death of King Saul. David was King of Judah and Abner knew that David was anointed to be King over all of Israel, but he tried to keep the "Old Guard" in place. Abner became disenchanted with Ish-Bosheth in time, and went over to David's side. But the head of David's army, Joab,...

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