Joab puts together a plan to trap David in his words and bring Absalom home. A wise and courageous woman tells David a very Cain and Able story and asked David to do something contrary to the law. It’s no parable of the prodigal son, but the gospel is in the mouth of an unlikely massager. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this.
Absalom waits two years and then puts together a plan to kill Amnon. It isn’t a good plan, but it gets the job done. David is watching his house fall apart while Absalom is on the run. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this.
Chad and Daniel discuss one of the most disturbing stories in the Old Testament. David’s house is starting to fall apart as his eldest son’s obsession with his half-sister leads to dark and terrible events. And Absalom begins to see his father as weak and foolish.
David morns everything Nathan told him about his son. David’s servants are concerned about him. David’s son dies and he has an unexpected response. And Solomon is born. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this.