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Devotionary is a new podcast that is designed to make the Bible accessible and applicable to everyday life. It combines the inspiration of a daily devotional and the insights of a commentary, but in language that is easy-to-understand. We will be working our way through the entire Bible offering a chapter-by-chapter overview of each book. The goal is to give you a solid understanding of the Bible’s overarching and unified message of redemption. We hope you enjoy.

Sep 25, 2018

Even good men can develop bad habits. And, even as God’s hand-picked candidate to lead the people of Israel, David was just as susceptible to this problem as anyone else in the kingdom. Chapter 10 of 2 Samuel reveals a particularly dangerous bad habit that David had developed that was going to cause serious issues in the not-so-distant future. While some leaders struggle with delegating responsibility, David seemed to have no problem doing so. In fact, we’ll see him abdicating his God-given role as Israel’s commander-in-chief of Israel’s and leaving it all up to Joab, the commander of his armies. As King, David was responsible for protecting Israel from its enemies. He had a job to do and yet, it seems as if David was making a habit of staying home when he should have been at war. Bad habits don’t just happen. They’re developed over time and, in time, they can lead to seriously dangerous consequences.