The righteous care for the needs of their animals,
Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened."
~ Anatole France
At last Jonathan said to David, "Go in peace, for we have sworn loyalty to each other in the LORD's name. The LORD is the witness of a bond between us and our children forever.
David and Jonathan swore before the Lord to be a protection one to the other. They gave each other a sense of peace in the knowledge that treachery and betrayal would never come through them against the other.
~ Pastor Bob Barnett
The king asked, Is there no one still alive from the house of Saul to whom I can show God's kindness? Ziba answered the king, There is still a son of Jonathan; he is lame in both feet.
As a boy, Mephibosheth, fell and was lame for the remainder of his days. King David invited him to dwell in his palace and decreed that he would always eat at his table and be cared for. Compassion, is love seasoned with a good measure of humility and is focused ...