A King in a Cave

A King in a Cave

“During harvest time, three of the thirty chief warriors came down to David at the cave of Adullam, while a band of Philistines was encamped in the Valley of Rephaim. At that time David was in the stronghold, and the Philistine garrison was at Bethlehem. David longed for water and said, ‘Oh, that someone would get me a drink of water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem!’”  –  2 Samuel 23:13-15 King David was a leader in the truest sense. In fact, one of the things that made him so exceptional is that he got down in the trenches with his troops. As he retreated in the cave of Adullum with his comrades, he grew tired of drinking mucky “cave water” and longed for some fresh, cool H20. Though he would have been within his right to send his men out to fetch him a drink, he refrained

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