Well, David goes on tilt. He says, “That rich guy needs to repay that poor guy four times over.” David said, “In fact, that rich guy needs to be killed!”
And then Nathan locked eyes with his king and said, “David, you are that man. You are that man.” And David was hit with that Mack truck of guilt and remorse and pain. He faced the consequences of his sexual sin.
Listen to what God said to him in 2 Samuel Chapter 12. God had talked about everything he’d done in David’s life how he had blessed him militarily, politically, and financially. David was probably a multi-billionaire. Here’s what God said in 2 Samuel 12:8. “And if all this had been too little, I would have given you even more.”
I would have given you even more.
David thought he was signing up for what? Pleasure. What did he get? Pain. He thought he was signing up for real freedom. What did he get? Incarceration. He thought what he was doing was private. He thought, “No one will ever know.” But it went public.
I had a close friend of mine tell me several days ago about his father who committed adultery on his mom. He said, “Ed, the strange thing about my father’s sin has been the fact that he ended up marrying this third party. And he said, “The three things that led him away from my mom’ the three things that attracted him to this third party are the three things he hates about her today.”
So we think we’re getting one thing when we commit adultery, when we get involved in sexual sin. Ultimately, though, we get the opposite of what we think we’re getting. That’s what so sinister about it.© Copyright 2012 admin, All rights Reserved. Written For: Ed Young