All God’s Women

Michal Saves David

Though Michal saved David, that appears to be the end of any love she may have had for him. From that point, David became a fugitive, and Michal lost her love for him.  Michal loved the handsome young man who stood up to a giant when everyone else ran away in fear. She loved David…

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Michal Loves David

Though Merab was to marry David, we have no indication of her feelings for him. However, we do know that her younger sister Michal fancied herself in love with David.  When Saul learned about Michal’s feelings, he recognized another opportunity to get rid of David. In 1 Samuel 18:21, Saul said, “‘Let me give her…

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Merab: Daughter of King Saul

Saul had two daughters – Merab and Michal. Though they were daughters of the king, princesses in those days were often used as political pawns. Such is the case with Merab and Michal. In 1 Samuel 18: 17, Saul offered Merab, his oldest daughter, to David if we would fight the Lord’s battles. Saul’s thoughts…

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Dancing Women

Saul appointed David as commander over the king’s army, and one day as David returned from a victorious day on the battlefield, women throughout the land gathered to meet King Saul. They danced and sang, playing tambourines and other musical instruments. As they danced, they sang “Saul has struck down his thousands, and David his…

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Ahinoam

Saul’s family included his wife Ahinoam and his daughters Merab and Michal and  three sons – Jonathan, Jishui, and Malchishua. The name Ahinoam means “brother of pleasantries”.  All God's Women is a daily devotional women's Bible study podcast and internationally syndicated radio show where we journey through the Bible one woman's story at a time….

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