Survey of Old Testament Kings

For many of us reading through Kings-Chronicles is a slog.  The text volleys back and forth between Israel (Northern Kingdom or Samaria) and Judah (Southern Kingdom or Jerusalem).  What precipitated the soap opera that was old covenant Israel? King David’s murderous tryst with “the wife of Uriah the Hittite” had far-reaching consequences.  God took the life of their first (and illegitimate son).  As adulterers both David and Bathsheba were subject […]