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15 Unique Facts about the Man after God’s Own Heart

15 Unique Facts about the Man after God's Own Heart

15 Unique Facts about the Man after God’s Own Heart, with verse and Description

15 Unique Facts about the Man after God’s Own Heart

  1. King David was the second king of Israel, chosen by God to succeed King Saul (1 Samuel 16:7-13).
  2. David was a man after God’s own heart and is described in the Bible as a “man of great courage and wisdom” (1 Samuel 18:14).
  3. He was anointed king at the age of 30 (2 Samuel 5:4).
  4. David was a musician and a poet, and wrote many of the Psalms in the Bible (2 Samuel 23:1-5).
  5. He was a skilled warrior and conquered Jerusalem from the Jebusites, making it the capital of Israel (2 Samuel 5:6-10).
  6. He was the father of Solomon, the third king of Israel (2 Samuel 12:24-25).
  7. David was a great king and reigned for 40 years (2 Samuel 5:4-5).
  8. He was a descendant of Abraham and was part of the line of Jesus (Matthew 1:1-17).
  9. David committed adultery with Bathsheba and then arranged for the death of her husband Uriah (2 Samuel 11).
  10. God punished him for his sin, but forgave him after he repented (2 Samuel 12:13).
  11. He was a shepherd before he became king (1 Samuel 16:11).
  12. He defeated the giant Goliath with a slingshot and a stone (1 Samuel 17).
  13. He had several wives and many children (2 Samuel 5:13-16).
  14. David was an ancestor of Jesus Christ, fulfilling the prophecy of Genesis 3:15 (Matthew 1:1-17).
  15. He established the rule of justice and mercy in the kingdom of Israel (2 Samuel 8:15).

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