King David Keeps a Promise
1 Samuel 27, 28, 31, and 2 Samuel 9
Jonathan and David were good friends. Even though Jonathan's father, Saul, tried very hard to kill David, David promised that he would not kill Saul's sons.
When Saul and Jonathan were killed in battle, David was made king of all Israel. He kept his promise and found and protected Jonathan's son, Mephibosheth. Like David, we must remember to keep our promises.
David and Mephibosheth
Circle the right word to complete each sentence.
Saul tried to [ crown / kill ] David.
David promised that he would not kill [ Saul's / Jonathan's ] sons.
Saul and Jonathan were killed in battle with the [ Amelikites / Philistines ].
David searched for Saul's family because he wanted to [ kill / honor ] them.
[ Mephibosheth / Achen ] was Jonathan's son. He became lame while 5 years old.
David [ protected / killed ] Jonathan's son.
David [ kept / did not keep ] his promise to Saul, even though Saul was dead.
"Then the king said, 'Is there not still someone of the house of Saul, to whom I may show the kindness of God?'"
2 Samuel 9:3a (NKJV)
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