Bibletime Lessons: Level 4


C7 David

Lesson No. 1 – Choosing the King

David grew up during the reign of Israel’s first king.

1 Samuel 16: 1-13

Lesson No. 2 – Conquering the Giant

Following Samuel’s visit, David continued to look after his father’s sheep. However, we learn in 1 Samuel 16: 14-19 how David served King Saul, both by playing the harp and carrying his armour.

1 Samuel 16: 14-19; 17: 12-52

Lesson No. 3 – Coping with Problems

David’s victory over Goliath brought him into great favour with King Saul. He brought David into his own house, where David became a very close friend of his son.

1 Samuel 18: 1-23; 19: 1-18

Lesson No. 4 – Caring for others

David’s life still was in great danger from Saul, as you will discover by reading 1 Samuel 20. Due to Saul’s outrage and desire to kill David, Jonathan warned David. Before they parted from one another, Jonathan made David promise to do something.

1 Samuel 20: 12-17, 42
2 Samuel 9: 1-13