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David had to wait a really, really long time to become king.

Key Points:

  • David was chosen to be king when he was young, but had to wait.
  • David could have killed Saul, but he decided to wait.
  • After 15 years, David finally got to be king. 2 Samuel 5:4-5
  • Sometimes we have to wait a long time for God to come through.

Memory Verse:

Psalm 27:14 Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Share a time you had to be super patient, waiting for something exciting to happen.
  3. How old was David when Samuel told him he would be king? How old was David when he became king of all of Israel?
  4. Why do you think God made David wait so long? What can patience teach us?
  5. Read 2 Peter 3:8-9. What does this passage say about God and his timing? Why does God choose to wait?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Bible Storyline series.