The Bible calls David a man after God's own Heart. But have you ever wondered what it was about David that earned him that nickname? Was it his obedience? Or maybe his love of God? Perhaps it was willingness to stand up for God? Though the Bible doesn't clearly say what it was about David that earned him that title, we can surely agree that his praise and worship of the Lord contributed it.
In 2 Samuel we see David moving the Ark of the Covenant out of the house of Obed-edom to take it to the heart of the city. But they only traveled 6 steps before they had to stop, build and altar, and praise God! David danced and shouted, they offered a sacrifice, and they played the trumpets. But why? After only 6 steps?! Because David didn't want to walk even 6 steps without praising God for taking those steps with him!
What about you? Are you worshiping and praising God like David? Are you letting something stop you from doing so? Maybe there's someone stopping you, or sin preventing you, or eve