He committed adultery. Tried to cover it up and finally resorted to having the husband of his bed partner killed.
It is an ugly picture. It gets worse. The adulterer goes on as if nothing has happened, for almost a year. Well insulated by his high political office, he thinks he is protected from any accountability.
Then his guilt is exposed. A man of God shows up and, on behalf of an offended, righteous God, says to King David, “You are the man.”
The king had committed a grievous evil. Finally David confesses: “I have sinned against the Lord.” Read More»