Strange, but there are scriptures I dread reading!
I read one of them again this morning – the story of David and Bathsheba. What horrendous consequences followed the lustful godless decision of one night!
Yes, I know God later describes David as a “man after God’s own heart.” That’s the good news, and, I might add, very comforting and encouraging good news.
But it should not have happened. And so many people suffered as a result of one man’s sin.
Sin always has consequences – maybe not as dramatic as in the life of David, but sin always has consequences.
The story is recorded so that we will learn!
Surrender! Be on guard! Make no compromises!
May God grant each of us to guard our hearts against the big three – lust, greed, pride – in all their expressions, and stay full of His Holy Spirit Who will guard our hearts and minds! That’s good news and will bring a Good Report!