1 Samuel 30
David and his men returned to Ziklag where they had left their wives and children in camp, only to discover that the Amalekites had raised them, burning down the town and kidnapping their families. The men wept loudly until they had no strength. In their bitter anger they talked about stoning David. In this extremely difficult place dealing with both his own grief and anger (because his family was kidnapped, too) as well as the anger of his men, David “found strength in the Lord his God.” (30:6).
No matter what we are facing, we too find strength in the Lord our God. David sought God’s direction. The Lord led him to pursue the Amalekites and rescue the women and children. In the strength of the Lord they recovered every person and all their possessions as well. God is there for us when we sincerely seek his help in prayer.
This day no matter what challenges we face, how we are attacked, how angry we get, how much anger we face from others, our strength is in the Lord who is more than able to overcome every difficulty.