Truth In The Inward Parts

These words of King David are addressed to God:

(6) Surely you desire truth in the inner parts; you teach me wisdom in the inmost place. Psalms 51:6

Bathsheba, the object of King David’s lust and desire, the wife of Uriah, has become pregnant with David’s child. David’s response to the news of Bathsheba’s pregnancy is to compound his sin of adultery by committing conspiracy and murder. He has had Uriah sent to the front lines of battle (where he himself should have been) in order to be sure he is killed so that nobody will find out his sin. He figures if he can marry Bathsheba quickly, then perhaps nobody will be the wiser. Read More ▼

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