David in a Lose-lose Situation?
Today’s reading: 2 Samuel 13:23-15:37
David’s world was turned upside down as a consequence of his sins of adultery and murder. Now his kingdom and his life were in danger. The villain? His own conniving, bitter son, Absalom. But David faced this apparently impossible (lose-lose) situation with humility, decisive action, and wisdom.
[For more reflections on this passage see the corresponding reading in my book Cover to Cover: Through the Bible in 365 days].