David is now a fugitive. He does have friends, but their lives are in danger if they are associated with him. A number of Psalms that David wrote come from this period of his life. David makes some big mistakes during this time. But he also performs some acts of mercy, all the more precious because they are done during a period of great personal trial. They speak about the man that David has become.
1: Examples of David's mercy. 2: God delights in showing mercy...so must we! 3: God keeps an accurate record of wrongs.