After David is anointed as king over Israel, I Samuel 16:14 says that an evil spirit from God was sent to torment Saul. Throughout the following chapters, this/these evil spirit(s) plays a rather ...
Shortly after Saul takes David into his service, we read: The next day an evil spirit of God gripped Saul and he began to rave in the house, while David was playing [the lyre], as he did daily. ...
My daily reading reached the moment when Samuel anointed David, which is followed immediately by the first meeting of Saul and David: Now the spirit of the Lord had departed from Saul, and an evil ...