5 Things To Know About King David

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 that 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.