Intelligent, handsome, poet, musician, warrior, and administrator. David had charisma to inspire his people and bring his nation to a pinnacle of strength and glory. Yet he was often gripped by destructive passion, rocked by family chaos and personal tragedy, and motivated by political expediency.
David's life offers hope to all of us. It shows how devotion doesn't mean perfection—that God loves us in spite of our weaknesses and can do extraordinary things through ordinary men and women whose lives are devoted wholly to Him.