Fasting and Prayer Series - Fasting in Response to Mourning
Therefore David took hold of his own clothes and tore them, and so did all the men who were with him. And they mourned and wept and fasted until evening for Saul and for Jonathan his son, for the people of the LORD and for the house of Israel, because they had fallen by the sword.
- David mourned Saul like a father
- David spared his life when there was an opportunity to take it
- In this song, David honored the same man who hunted him, threw spears at him, and was envious of him
- David took his place as King with humbleness and God's anointing