frying pan

Out of the frying pan and into the fire:  I was reading about how David was trying to stay away from King Saul in 1 Samuel because Saul was trying to kill David.  It’s really interesting to me that God sent David a prophet in 1 Sam 22 & told David to leave the stronghold where he was staying & go back to Judah, where he was more vulnerable to Saul’s attempts to kill him – out of the frying pan and into the fire.

No one likes to be uncomfortable or in difficult situations.  If you’re like me, we often look for the paths of least resistance & opposition, along with the areas of greatest safety and comfort.  But clearly, this wasn’t how God was directing David in 1 Sam 22.  It seems to me that we often trust God the least when we are the most comfortable ,)

One thought on “frying pan

  1. Don’t BLIEVE that this story is in MY bible! ? Maybe .kinda doubt it tho’.
    Gotta work with what we have right?
    (And u think it’s “uncomfortable ” ???)
    Horrific toxins in the atmosphere , EVERY NIGHT FOR 22 YEARS !

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