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Davis brings cultural and historical color to the task of interpreting one of the most studied parts of the Bible. The lessons in 2 Samuel from the life of Israel, and David in particular, have obvious modern parallels. Davis writes with a pastor’s heart and the incisive brain of a respected theologian specializing in the Old Testament texts.

A footnote or two. Do you see what 2 Samuel 6 is saying to God’s people in the wake of 2 Samuel 5? It is not saying that whipping Jebusites and Philistines doesn’t matter; but it does imply that God’s people are not sustained merely by crises. They do not thrive by knocking off Philistines but by seeking God’s face. The evangelical church easily loses sight of this. We can always dredge up more adrenaline because of the latest moral or ethical or social or cultural or political emergency. Crises
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