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Stories to win the world

Long before Nathan, the prophet, told his story (2 Sam. 12), David was living in an alternative story, a delusion actually.

Everyday Evangelism Glen Scrivener
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In David’s fantasy, he, the hero, was able to lust, steal, kill and cover it all up (2 Sam. 11). Presumably he thought he could do this because he was the king. The trouble is, all of us are like David. We lust and take and kill too (Matt. 5:2 1-30; James 4:1-2), and we’ve all followed that pattern since the garden (Gen. 3:6).