Who Is The And Christian Fellowship?

1191 Words Nov 27th, 2015 5 Pages
Age range 60 to 80
This bible study group are familiar with bible stories passed on to them from childhood by their parents and schools. They are not committed bible readers. The purpose of the group is for friendship and Christian fellowship.

They are also familiar with the story of David that has been passed on to them from childhood and not from the actual biblical text. They recognise David as a hero and a repentant sinner who is loved by God, they are also familiar with the Psalms and are aware that some of the Psalms were written by David. They are also aware of Jesus Christ as the Son of God and the Son of David.

Actual Biblical Story
The oldest story about David is found in I Samuel 16 which continues through the whole of II Samuel and concludes in I Kings 1. The story of David can also be found in the Book of Chronicles and some of the Psalms.

According to the bible, David was born in Bethlehem, he was from the Tribe of Judah. David 's father was Jesse, his grandfather was Obed, and Obed’s mother was the Moabite Ruth. Obed’s grandmother was the former prostitute Rahab.

David’s Introduction
There are three consecutive stories in the bible that introduce David. They sit next to each other, without any reference to each other and often appear contradictory.

The first introduction to the story of David is when God instructs Samuel to go to Jesse and his family in order to anoint Israel’s future King. Saul sees Eliab, Jesse’s first son and he judges by…
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