#014 – The Story of Mephibosheth (Blood Covenant Pt 7) [Podcast]

The making of the new covenant is foreshadowed in many of the Old Testament stories. We must remember that they are records of actual events that took place in the lives of real people in Israel. They are helpful signposts that anticipate and point the way to what Jesus would do. They are not meant to explain His work of covenant-making, nor do they fit every detail of what He did; but they help us to understand how the one act of Jesus 2000 years ago transforms our lives today.  

Mephibosheth

Mephibosheth

One such story is found scattered through 1 and 2 Samuel. It is the story of a covenant that took place between Jonathan, the son of King Saul and the crown prince of Israel, and David, who at that time was a general in Saul’s army and previously a peasant from Bethlehem.  It is a story of Jonathan’s son, Mephibosheth, a prince in exile who was heirs of a covenant made before he was even born.

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“Mephibosheth” Show Notes

In this episode, I share on the following topics:

  • Review of the previous episode
  • Covenant between David and Jonathan
  • Saul seeks David’s life
  • Mephibosheth crippled in escape from palace
  • Terrorist in exile, heir of a covenant unknown
  • Embracing David, embracing the covenant of his father

“Mephibosheth” Episode Resources

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  • Sandra Larimore

    That was so profound! Thank you for sharing that! I’m sharing it on Facebook! God bless!

    • You are quite welcome Sandra! Glad it resonated with you like it did me. Also, thanks for being my first Comment post on the website!!! 🙂

    • Sorry for such a late reply to this! Sandra thank you for the kind words about this episode!