Monthly Archives: May 2014

David’s Problems Worsen

As Nathan had told David, when he fell with Bathsheba, trouble would arise within his own household. Read 103, 104 & 105.)II Samuel 14:25 thru 20:26, and Psalm 3. What could be more heartbreaking than when one’s own children don’t … Continue reading

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David’s Troubles Begin

We read 102.)II Samuel from 12:18 thru 14:24 and learn of how that David’s troubles begin from within his own family as a consequence of his great failing with Bathsheba. First, the illegitimately conceived child of Bathsheba died, as Nathan … Continue reading

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When David Fell with Bathsheba

We read 101.)II Samuel chapter 11:1 thru 12:17 and Psalm 51, which tell us of the time that David broke the 6th and the 7th Commandments of the Law of the Lord. There was no remedy for these. David had … Continue reading

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David’s Miraculous Military Victories

Reading 100.)II Samuel chapters 8 thru 10, I Chronicles chapters 18 and 19, and Psalm 60; we learn of great military exploits during the reign of David. This reading isn’t only about war and victory. II Samuel chapter 9 is … Continue reading

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God’s Promise to David

A true highlight in David’s life must have been when God gave him an incredible promise through Nathan the prophet. Read 99.)II Samuel chapter 6, verse 20 thru chapter 7, and I Chronicles chapter 17. In the course of time, … Continue reading

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The Ark of the Lord Comes to Jerusalem

As before, we read multiple passages for all the story. Read 98.)II Samuel 6:12-19, I Chronicles chapters 15 and 16, and Psalms 105 and 96. Three months after David’s disastrous failed attempt to bring the Ark of the Covenant to … Continue reading

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David Consolidates His Power

There’s no one passage to be read here. It all comes together when we read 97.)II Samuel 5:6 thru 6:11, and add I Chronicles 11:4-9, 14:1-3, 8-17, (Psalm 18 likely fits here), and then all of chapter 13. There are … Continue reading

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