The Lord is my shepherd who teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight – Syncopated text of Ps. 23 and 144
Christians in their eagerness to believe in MIRACLES make even RESULTS of EFFORTS, which have fructified thru HOPE, to be classified as MIRACLES.
A good example is the story of KING DAVID, who was the second King of Israel and finds mention in the books of Samuel, Kings and Chronicles of THE BIBLE.
For those not familiar with the story of David, let me recount a brief life story of one of the greatest symbols of Jewish History. His father’s name was Jesse and he had 7 brothers, who were all elder to him. Being the last and and ignored by his father Jesse, DAVID was rather consigned to tending to the few sheep which Jesse had. He was from the tribe of Judah.
David’s sculpture by Michelangelo leaning on one leg with a curled up fingers in the nude oozes with manliness. But his left hand is bent at…
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