"The Trials of a King"
Who's on the throne?
In The Story this week, King David was the King of Israel and, up to this point in David’s career, everything was going incredibly well. The kingdom was expanding. God was on the throne of David’s heart and he was known as one of the greatest kings ever. What could go wrong? You know, it’s often when things are going their best and things are working out for us that we are the most susceptible to a fall and we let our guard down. That's what happened to King David. Despite all he had, he wanted what was not his: He had an adulterous relationship with a woman named Bathsheba, and to make matters even more complicated, Bathsheba got pregnant. But it got worse than that. To cover his tracks, King David created a plan that had Bathsheba's soldier husband killed in battle.
Then, in a matter of weeks, David, the man after God’s own heart, had Bathsheba move in with him as his own wife! At this moment in David’s life ... who was on the throne of Da