Sacrifice

It’s been a while since my last post! Busy, busy, busy…

I just finished 2 Samuel today in my RttBiaY program, and here are some thoughts on the last chapter:

2 Samuel 23-24 begins the record of the close of David’s life. In chapter 24 we see God giving David three options – three choices for judgment for his sin. The choices are: famine in the land, to be pursued by his enemies for three months, or three days of plague. He chooses the last one:

14 Then David said to Gad [the prophet delivering this news], “I am in great distress. Let us fall into the hand of the LORD,(DX) for his mercy is great; but let me not fall into the hand of man.” (ESV) Continue reading