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 spot the differences activity highlights David’s generosity to Mephibosheth and can help children learn the importance of being generous.
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