2 Samuel 12:5-7 (You Are The Man!)

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you are that man

David was furious. “As surely as the Lord lives,” he vowed, “any man who would do such a thing deserves to die!”
Then Nathan said to David, “You are that man!” (2 Samuel 12:5,7)

Read: 2 Samuel 12:1-31, John 16:1-33, Psalm 119:65-80, Proverbs 16:4-5

Relate: When I think about David’s response to Nathan’s story all I can think is, “What a self righteous jerk!” David looks at a woman with lust (pornography). Then he sends for her and sleeps with her (adultery). She finds out she’s pregnant so he brings her soldier husband home for a few days so he would think it was his kid (cover up). The soldier in a foolish attempt to display his devotion to duty (or perhaps he knew what was really going on) did not sleep with his wife. So David has him killed (murder). Now Nathan tells a…

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