King David was the great king of Israel who lived many years before Christ. Here are 5 key things about King David.
King David was the mighty king of Israel; much is written about him in the Bible. He conquered kingdoms and strengthened Israel, but there was much more about him which made him so important.
Here are a few key facts about King David.
- He was born in Bethlehem -- just like Jesus
- He was an ancestor of Jesus Christ
- He was the second king of Israel -- the first was King Saul
- He was a musician -- and He wrote many of the Psalms in the Bible
- He was a man after God's own heart
When you study the life of David in the Bible, you find a man who was imperfect -- but he loved God! To be called "a man after God's own heart" as the Bible calls him is an incredible honor.