In this blog, we will meet a king who must flee his palace because his own son has planned a coup to overthrow his kingdom. David’s son Absalom has been quite successful in winning over the people with his charm. David and his men are not prepared with food and supplies to withstand such a battle. The King will have to go underground, and then … Continue reading The Coup and the King
“So he was left hanging between heaven and earth”—II Samuel 18:9. A man suspended between two points– do you know who this passage was written about? It is David’s son, Absalom. He is his third son. Not only will he hang from a tree, but his advisor will kill himself in Judas fashion. Grab a rope and hold on tight as we look at one … Continue reading “So he was left hanging between heaven and earth”—II Samuel 18:9.