We all know the story about King David’s sin, or, we should say, sins. While David deserves no praise for adultery, what really seemed to displease God more was the killing of an innocent man. Just so we are on the same page, let’s briefly review the story.
King David stayed home from war in a time when Kings usually go out to war. While walking on the roof of his palace he sees beautiful Bathsheba bathing. Yep, he saw everything. Instead of fleeing the temptation he indulged himself and lusted after her. Her husband was off to war. He arranged to have her brought to him and he slept with her. We have no idea if she resisted, but I suspect you didn’t resist the king in those days. She became pregnant from their little escapade.
David panicked and immediately began an elaborate cover-up plan that failed. As a…
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