Even though David is pursued by the king, he helps a small Israelite city. When a messenger calls him the Savior of Israel, he emphasizes his faith in the Lord over seeking people's approval. David seeks divine guidance before acting. He then rallies his outcast army to defend those who had once rejected them, echoing the sacrificial nature of Christ. In a battle against the Philistines, David's skilled warriors prove their mettle. They win but face betrayal as the city's elders plan to hand them over to Saul. Saul's pursuit forces them back into the wilderness. This cycle of helping those who hurt you parallels Israel's relationship with God. This story emphasizes that God always returns to help, regardless of rejection or betrayal. True strength lies in showing mercy when revenge beckons.