Chad and Daniel discuss some stories from David’s past added to the end of the book. How will he deal with a famine in the land and a request from the Gibeonites to turn over 7 sons of Saul for execution? What happens when you come up with your own atonement solutions? And David’s men are pretty good at slaying giants. Have a listen!
Amasa first. Joab plans to tear down a city to find Sheba but is convinced to do otherwise by a wise woman from Abel. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen.
David pardons his enemies (for now). Mephibosheth is overjoyed that David has returned but David misreads his intentions. And the tribes of Israel fight over who has more claim to the king as David remains silent. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen.
Two men race to tell David “Good News” he doesn’t want to hear. David falls apart mourning the death of Absalom. Joab rebukes David and issues a clear threat if he doesn’t pull himself together. David listens but replaces Joab as commander of his army. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this.
David and Absalom have their forces assembled for battle. David has three commanders and one of them isn’t someone you would expect. And David’s desire for Absalom to be spared isn’t enough to save his son from his long hair or Joab. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this.