David succeeded everywhere except at home. And if you don’t succeed at home, do you succeed at all?
God put away David’s sin. Rather than cover it up, God lifted it up and put it away.
Did David see Bathsheba, the human being? The wife of Uriah? The daughter of Israel? The creation of God? No. David had lost his vision. Don’t make his mistake.
The king is kind, not because the boy is deserving, but because the promise is enduring.
God comes on His own terms. He comes when commands are revered, hearts are clean, and confession is made.
Turn a deaf ear to old voices. And, as you do, open your eyes to new choices.
Death amputates a limb of your life.
Support systems don’t always support. Friends aren’t always friendly. When no one can help, we have to do what David does. He turns toward God.
Look more at the Mediator (Christ) and less at the troublemakers.
You can hate what someone did without letting hatred consume you.
Wilderness survivors find refuge in God’s presence.
David stumbles in this story. Desperate souls always do. But at least he stumbles into the right place – into God’s sanctuary, where God meets and ministers to hopeless hearts.
Your Saul took much, but Christ gave you more!
People look at the outside of a person, but the Lord looks at the heart.
Focus on giants – you stumble. Focus on God – your giants tumble.