The King at Home
There is evidence that David had plenty of flaws in his personal life as a husband and father. Nevertheless, on one occasion, at least, he showed care, love and sensitivity on the home front.
Today’s reading: 1 Chronicles 14:1-16:43
Christian husbands and fathers are exhorted to love their wives and to bring up their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord (Ephesians 5:25-6:4). Having major responsibilities in their work does not exempt men from family duties and loving service.
[For more reflections on this passage see the corresponding reading in my book Cover to Cover: Through the Bible in 365 days].