Root and Offspring of David; the pain of preparation

This will not be a extensive message rather drawing parallels with David to our own contemporary situation today. David has a period of between 13 and 20 years between the anointing oil and he sitting on the Throne in Jerusalem. He learns that the anointing does not make the man, but character. The character is formed in the waiting through the chaos and setbacks that come in that waiting period. David knows that there is nothing between him and death. Does that not hark to Romans 12 where we are to be a living sacrifice? Moses according to Acts 7, … Continue reading Root and Offspring of David; the pain of preparation