Grace In a Barren Place -- Julie Martin
I was that Mephibosheth
Crippled by my twisted pride and
Hiding from You in a barren place
Where You could not find me
Where You would not give me what I deserved.
But somehow You found me and
I don’t understand why but You
Gave me what I do not deserve
You not only spared my desolate life but
You made it bountiful
And here at Your table
I will thank You, my King.
Contributed by Peter Amerman on Jun 3, 2005
Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan, had every reason to expect that the wrath and judgment of King David would fall upon him. He was the grandson of King Saul, and the nephew of Ishbosheth, both David’s enemies. Instead, he received grace from the king- he
Contributed by H.b. Charles Jr. on Dec 16, 2010
"Surprised by Grace" is an exposition of 2 Samuel 9 in which David reaches out in kindness to Mephibosheth for the sake of his father, Mephibosheth. David's kindness is read as a parable of the amazing grace of God that saves unworthy sinners.