s forgiveness. However, God hates sin in all its form and does not allow any sin to go unpunished. In the end, King David surrendered to God’s will by accepting the death of his first child with Bathsheba. Seeing a truly repentant heart in King David, God forgave King David and still allowed him to continue to rule as King until the birth of his second son, Solomon who also won God’s favour and succeeded David. What does the 2nd Book of Samuel and its selected chapters actually tell the readers in the context of the Christian faith? Historically, it reveals the beginning of fulfilment in the prophecy that the true redeemer of God’s people shall originate from the house of David. Of course, there were instances when some verses were found cross-referenced in another Book within the Holy Bible. These selected passages reveal the pure truth about God, His great mercy and grace. It also tells us how God provides for those whose hearts are truly set on him and does His will. The greater lessons learned include the proper attitude, sincerity and honesty that one must carry in his heart to be able to win God’s approval just like that of David’s. . Summary and Insights on Selected Bible Passages.
ReferenceThe Holy Bible New International Version: Containing the Old and New Testaments. International Bible Society. Colorado Springs: USA, 1984. Print
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