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Bible story: David spares king Saul

Creative activities based on the Bible story of David spares king Saul

In 1 Samuel chapters 24 and 26, we read about two instances where David had the opportunity to take revenge on King Saul, who had been trying to harm him. But instead of seeking revenge, David showed mercy to Saul and spared his life. This act of forgiveness and compassion showed that David trusted in God's justice and refused to take matters into his own hands. These stories teach us the importance of forgiveness and trusting in God's plan, even when it's difficult. They also demonstrate the power of kindness and mercy in bringing about healing and reconciliation.

On this page you will find creative ideas, resources and activities relating to the Bible story David sparing Saul, which you can use in your children’s work, children’s church, Sunday school, or Christian primary school.