Verse 37. The preservation of the saints bodes ill for their adversaries. The Amalekites thought themselves clear away with their booty, but when David's God guided him in the pursuit, they were soon overtaken and cut in pieces. When God is with us sins and sorrows flee, and all forms of evil are consumed before the power of grace. What a noble picture this and the following verses present to us of the victories of our glorious Lord Jesus!
EXPLANATORY NOTES AND QUAINT SAYINGS
Oh, I have seen the day, When with a single word, God helping me to say, "My trust is in the Lord;" My soul has quelled a thousand foes, Fearless of all that could oppose. William Cowper, 1731-1800.
HINTS FOR PASTORS AND LAYPERSONS