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To: henkster

D’Sousa is merely emulating, to a much lesser degree, one of his heros, King David.....who reportedly had an eye for the ladies. Who’s going to throw the first stone?


43 posted on 10/17/2012 5:32:46 PM PDT by Tucker39
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43 posted on Wed Oct 17 2012 19:32:46 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by Tucker39: “D’Sousa is merely emulating, to a much lesser degree, one of his heros, King David.....who reportedly had an eye for the ladies. Who’s going to throw the first stone?”

I think God threw that stone.

II Samuel 11:27: “After the time of mourning was over, David had her brought to his house, and she became his wife and bore him a son. But the thing David had done displeased the Lord.”

David knew what he did was wrong, condemning another person for sins comparable to his own, not realizing he was condemning himself with his own words:

II Samuel 12:5-6: “David burned with anger against the man and said to Nathan, ‘As surely as the Lord lives, the man who did this must die! He must pay for that lamb four times over, because he did such a thing and had no pity.’”

Even after David repented of his sin, God brought dire consequences upon him in punishment:

II Samuel 12:9-12: “Why did you despise the word of the Lord by doing what is evil in his eyes? You struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword and took his wife to be your own. You killed him with the sword of the Ammonites. Now, therefore, the sword will never depart from your house, because you despised me and took the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your own.’ This is what the Lord says: ‘Out of your own household I am going to bring calamity on you. Before your very eyes I will take your wives and give them to one who is close to you, and he will sleep with your wives in broad daylight. You did it in secret, but I will do this thing in broad daylight before all Israel.’”

When we don't discipline ourselves, God will discipline us — and his discipline is usually far more severe.

45 posted on 10/23/2012 12:52:56 PM PDT by darrellmaurina
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