Thank God for Abigail!

David replied to Abigail, “Praise the LORD, the God of Israel, who has sent you to meet me today! Thank God for your good sense! Bless you for keeping me from murder and from carrying out vengeance with my own hands. For I swear by the LORD, the God of Israel, who has kept me from hurting you, that if you had not hurried out to meet me, not one of Nabal’s men would still be alive tomorrow morning.”

(1 Samuel 25:32-34 NLT)

We all need an Abigail, that wise person who comes along and keeps us from lashing out in anger. And guess what? If you think about it, God has sent you a person like that. David realized that. He realized that God sent Abigail to keep him from bloodshed. I’m grateful for the Abigails that God has sent my way. They’ve kept me from my own folly and helped me obey God. Thank Him for the Abigails in your life.

God sends people to keep us on the right track.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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