These are the last words of David: "The oracle of David son of Jesse, the oracle of the man raised on high, the one anointed by the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel:
Cross References1 Samuel 16:12
So Jesse sent for his youngest son and brought him in. He was ruddy, with beautiful eyes and a handsome appearance. And the LORD said, "Rise and anoint him, for he is the one."
1 Samuel 16:13
So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers, and the Spirit of the LORD rushed upon David from that day forward. Then Samuel set out and went to Ramah.
2 Samuel 7:8
Now then, you are to tell My servant David that this is what the LORD of Hosts says: I took you from the pasture, from following the flock, to be the ruler over My people Israel.
2 Samuel 7:9
I have been with you wherever you have gone, and I have cut off all your enemies from before you. Now I will make for you a name like the greatest in the land.
1 Chronicles 16:7
On that day David first committed to Asaph and his brothers this song of thanksgiving to the LORD:
He chose David His servant and took him from the sheepfolds;
From tending the ewes He brought him to be shepherd of His people Jacob, of Israel His inheritance.
I have found David My servant; with My sacred oil I have anointed him.
Chapter Outline1. David, in his last words, professes his faith in God's promises
6. The different state of the wicked
8. A catalogue of David's mighty men
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Peter 1:13-15
2 Samuel 7:8, 9
1 Samuel 2:10
1 Samuel 16:12, 13
1 Chronicles 16:4, 5, 7, 9
Ephesians 5:19, 20
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