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Be Strong. Be Encouraged.

"be strong, therefore, and prove yourself a man. And keep the charge of the Lord your God: to walk in His ways, to keep His statutes, His commandments, His judgments, and His testimonies"King David encouraged his young son Solomon with the words above. He stated this, and other words of instruction, to Solomon soon after he had declared Solomon as successor to his throne.

Yes, King David was about to pass away after forty years of ruling over Israel, and his son would be taking over. During King David's tenor, though, he went through a lot of tough times but also great times which the Lord had provided for him.
Many of those tough times were caused by foolish decisions he had made. The decisions were based on his own understanding and self wants rather than the Lord's will.
Nonetheless, even though King David missed the mark and fell hard (many times), he still got up and proceeded as a warrior for God. He did not dwell on his foolish mistakes to the point that he becam…

Be Strong. Be Encouraged.

"be strong, therefore, and prove yourself a man. And keep the charge of the Lord your God: to walk in His ways, to keep His statutes, His commandments, His judgments, and His testimonies" King David encouraged his young son Solomon with the words above. He stated this, and other words of instruction, to Solomon soon after he had declared Solomon as successor to his throne.

Yes, King David was about to pass away after forty years of ruling over Israel, and his son would be taking over. During King David's tenor, though, he went through a lot of tough times but also great times which the Lord had provided for him.
Many of those tough times were caused by foolish decisions he had made. The decisions were based on his own understanding and self wants rather than the Lord's will.
Nonetheless, even though King David missed the mark and fell hard (many times), he still got up and proceeded as a warrior for God. He did not dwell on his foolish mistakes to the point that he …