David, Lesson 5: The Rebellion and Its Aftermath

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The prophet, Nathan, confronted David about his adultery and murder of Uriah.  More and more miserable David’s life now becomes.  His son, Amnon, becomes smitten with his half-sister, Tamar, and decides to have sex with her, which did not turn out well (2 Samuel 13:1-22).  Absalom, Tamar’s brother, soon found out what Amnon did, waiting […]

Psalm 3: Arise, O LORD! Save me, my God!

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People are more likely to pray when life is going badly than when life is going well.  It shouldn’t be that way, but it is.  The Old Testament book of Judges shows that exact pattern of a prayer life.  According to Judges, most people then would chase after what they wanted in life, forgetting about […]