A Tale of Three Kings Setting & Symbolism

Gene Edwards
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Sheep

It is young David's responsibility to watch over the sheep his father raises to provide for the family.

Bear

One day David saves a sheep from the hungry claws of a bear.

Giant

David will fight off a giant one day much the way he fought the bear.

Palace

David goes to live in a palace with an old, cranky king who is unkind to him.

Cave

After running away from Saul, David hides in a cave with some men who have come to follow him.

God's Kingdom

When David is an old man, he learns that his son wants to take over his kingdom. David allows this to happen, believing it is what God wants.

Rocks

David fights both the bear and the giant with rocks.

Spears

The army of David's time fight with spears. Saul uses spears to abuse David, both physically and symbolically.

Prayer

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