David the Shepherd Boy

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Author: Amy Steedman
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,006 / 21 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.3
LoC Categories: BS, PZ
Downloads: 1,133
Added to site: 2008.05.17
mnybks.net#: 20928
Origin: gutenberg.org
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he paw of the lion and out of the paw of the bear, He will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine," he ended triumphantly.

Faith in God was David's sure defence; and Saul as he listened bowed his head in shame, for it was the faith which he himself had lost. It was this faith, he knew, which might win the victory. It was an echo of the confidence he had once felt when his whole trust had been in God, and he recognized the true ring of the boy's courage.

"Go," he said, "and the Lord be with thee."

Then the king was eager to put his own armour on David, and he bade the soldiers arm him with the royal sword and put a brass helmet on his head. But David was not accustomed to wear heavy armour, and had never been trained to use a sword. No, he would do his best with the only weapon he thoroughly understood.

So putting on once more his shepherd's coat, he took his sling in his hand, and as he crossed the brook at the foot of the valley he filled his shepherd's bag with smooth ston

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