A House for God and a House for David

Tony W. Cartledge

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/2003

Issue: David (Vol. 23, No 4, Fall, 2003)

God’s pledge to establish an eternal “house” for David represents a new emphasis on grace and becomes foundational for Israel’s self-understanding. The shift from a relationship based on human obedience to the divine promise of an unconditional bond resonates through the remainder of the Bible.

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