David and Bathsheba
Bible Study Lesson

This David and Bathsheba Bible study lesson is about one of the world's best known affairs. The criticism of David's affair with Bathsheba is usually directed at David, but both parties sinned knowingly.

"A highway shall be there, and a road, and
it shall be called the Highway of Holiness.
The unclean shall not pass over it...
Only the redeemed shall walk there"

Isaiah 35:8-9

In his act the comedian Flip Wilson often said, "The Devil made me do it." That line may have made for good comedy, but it was bad doctrine, for we always sin knowingly. In this lesson we will discover that:

  • We trod upon a Holy Highway which is restricted only to believers.
  • Satan has no authority to step onto the Holy Highway and force a Christian to sin.
  • Satan is a bait tosser. All he can do is toss enticing bait onto the Holy Highway in hopes that believers will pick up the tempting bait.
  • Like David and Bathsheba, we always sin knowingly. When we spot the tempting bait our will makes a conscious decision to either ignore the bait, or pick it up.
  • There is always some degree of negative consequences for picking up the bait.
  • Adam and Eve both sinned knowingly when they ate the forbidden fruit. To this day we continue to live with the negative consequences of their decision.

This study on the life of David gives us the secret for ignoring Satan's tempting bait and walking on in victory. If this is your desire then this lesson will be of value to you.

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