What was the purpose of God in bringing the Messiah from the line of David? After all, David was an adulterer, murderer, deceiver, and man of war. Many of David’s descendants were people of grievous reputation.
It is my opinion that God chose David’s line because he was a fallible man who was also a man of great faith. Although he fell into terrible sin, David’s response to his sin is forever an example to all of us for what true repentance is all about. (more…)