When you suffer false accusations what do you do?

Week beginning: 17th September, 2017 | By Jeremy Cooke | London

"O LORD my God, I take refuge in you; save and deliver me from all who pursue me…
O LORD my God, if I have done this and there is guilt on my hands– if I have done evil to him who is at peace with me … then let my enemy pursue and overtake me … and make me sleep in the dust…
O righteous God, who searches minds and hearts, bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure…
My shield is God Most High, who saves the upright in heart. God is a righteous Judge..."

Psalm 7:1-11 (NIV 1984)

Have you ever been bad-mouthed? Criticised unfairly, accused unjustly or been the subject of malicious falsehood? David here had apparently been wrongly accused of treachery to Saul. What does he do?

He takes refuge in God. He reminds himself that Go

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