David experienced a severe, roller-coaster type of emotional ride from being raided by the Amalekites, to victory over them with full recovery. And then he was hit by the news of the death of King Saul and David’s best friend Jonathan. Add to that the defeat of the Israelites by the Philistines. Could things get any worse? You may have experienced horrific emotional traumas. The term “lament” is something you are certain to experience. Let this Bible story help you feel and express such difficulties and know you are in good company when your roller-coaster takes a severe drop along your tracks.
Read the Student Lesson as well as the Teacher's Guide. This will provide everything you need to teach the Youth Sabbath School lesson.