I've got a question for the few of you that actually check out this blog.
A few days ago during my quiet time I was reading through 1 Samuel 30. Here's the background: The Amalekites came to Ziklag and burned down the entire city and took captive all of the women and children. They didn't kill them, but when David and his men returned to the city to find it burned and their families gone, they were in despair. Who wouldn't be?
Verse 6 says, "And David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him, because all the people were bitter in soul, each for his sons and daughters. But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God." Later in verse 8 we are told that David inquired of the Lord.
So here's my question: What does it mean to strengthen yourself in the Lord? Practically speaking, what do you do?