Did Bathsheba tempt David?

Question: Just a quick question, I’m curious as to what your thoughts are. Do you believe that Bathsheba had some scheme in mind or was just as guilty as David was by bathing where she could be seen? After all, she was on her own property and perhaps, did not realize that someone would be watching…

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Did David or Solomon marry any widows?

Question: Did Solomon and David have widows in the many wives and concubines they married? Answer: David married Abigail, the widow of a man name Nabor (I Samuel 27:3). He also married Bathsheba, the widow of Uriah (II Samuel 12:15), whom David had arranged to be killed.

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Was David’s “trick” on Ahimelech a sin?

Question: Hi Jeff, Is a trick a sin? When reading I Samuel 21:1-9, can we say that David lied to Ahimelech or tricked him? In many cases in the book of First Samuel David used a trick to get himself out of trouble. Answer: “David said to Ahimelech the priest, “The king has commissioned me…

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Abigail’s Example

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/AbigailsExample.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton I.         There is much to learn from the pages of the Old Testament             A.        It is true that we no longer live under the Law of Moses. It passed out of existence when Jesus died upon the cross. However, it doesn’t mean than God meant for the Christian to discard its teachings.…

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I Have Walked in My Integrity

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/IHaveWalkedInMyIntegrity.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Psalms 26   I.         David wants to be judged by God – Psalms 26:1-3             A.        Most of us want to avoid the judgment of others             B.        There is a risk of being condemned             C.        But here David asks God to judge him and it isn’t a risk in his view – Psalms 7:8…

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Could you tell me who King David’s mother was?

Question: Could you please tell me who King David’s mother was? Thank you so much. Answer: The name of David’s mother isn’t recorded in the Bible. It is mentioned in Jewish traditions, recorded in the Talmud, where it is declared to be Nitzevet. Whether this is accurate is impossible to determine. There are many occasions…

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Why did God kill David’s son when it was David who sinned?

Question: Could you please explain II Samuel 12:14? It seems that the child died because of what David did. But the Bible says that a child shall not die for the sins of the father. Thank you. Answer: “The soul who sins shall die. The son shall not bear the guilt of the father, nor…

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Betrayal of David and Jesus

by Joe Works David Jesus As David was being betrayed, he crossed the Brook Kidron (II Samuel 15:23) As Jesus was being betrayed, he crossed the Brook Kidron (John 18:1) David prayed that God’s will be done with him (II Samuel 15:26) Jesus prayed that God’s will be done with Him (Luke 22:42) He went…

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