David eventually became king after King Saul and Jonathan were killed in battle. According to 2 Samuel 9:1-13, because of his friendship with Jonathan, David wanted to show kindness to Saul’s family. Mephibosheth was Jonathan’s son and had been crippled as a child. David invited Mephibosheth to live in Jerusalem with David’s blessing. This free match game activity highlights David’s generosity to Mephibosheth and can help children learn the importance of being generous.
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