Patriarchs and Prophets -- Study Guide


Chapter 69: David Called to the Throne

1. The killing of Ishbosheth was a result of being over-zealous or improperly zealous for a cause. How can we go too far and hurt others in the name of doing what is right? Why was it wrong for Ishbosheth to be slain? PP-SG 71.1

2. After learning he would reign, David had to wait several years before actually reigning. Why would God make David go through such a waiting period? PP-SG 71.2