After King Saul’s death, David sought the Lord and went up to live in the city of Hebron, where the men of Judah annointed him King over Judah. However, Abner made Ish-bosheth, Saul’s son, king over Israel. Civil war broke out and many lives were lost. Just because somehthing is of the Lord, doesn’t mean it will be easy. What are you pursuing and why? Don’t let the ends justify the means. Let’s live righteously before the Lord, without compromise.