Great Lives: David: A Man of Passion and Destiny

Great Lives: David: A Man of Passion and Destiny

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by Charles R. Swindoll
     
 

David was a man after God's own heart . . .

What does it mean to be someone "after God's own heart?" David, Old Testament Shepherd, king, and psalmist, offers an answer in the shape of his own life.

In many ways he was a most extraordinary man—intelligent, handsome, abundantly gifted as a poet, musician, warrior, and administrator. Yet in other ways he was

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David was a man after God's own heart . . .

What does it mean to be someone "after God's own heart?" David, Old Testament Shepherd, king, and psalmist, offers an answer in the shape of his own life.

In many ways he was a most extraordinary man—intelligent, handsome, abundantly gifted as a poet, musician, warrior, and administrator. Yet in other ways he was a most ordinary man—often gripped by destructive passion, rocked by family chaos and personal tragedy, and motivated by political expediency. How did David become the national hero of God's chosen people? Why is he the one character in the Bible described as "a man after God's own heart?" Chuck Swindoll explores the many facets of David—from his teenage years and dysfunctional family life to his overwhelming passion for God.

David's life offers hope to all of us. It shows that God can do extraordinary things through ordinary men and women. And David offers an insightful perspective on what it means to be truly spiritual, to become like David—men and women after God's own heart.

David is the first of a multi-volume series exploring great lives from the Bible. Chuck Swindoll wants to show us that these men and women became great when they placed themselves at the Lord's disposal, allowing Him to develop within them the marks of true character: humility, purity, authenticity, and integrity. To live a life God considers "great" is within the reach of everyone who submits to him.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781400202249
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
07/29/2008
Series:
Great Lives Series
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
516,248
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Charles R. Swindoll has devoted his life to the clear, practical teaching and application of God's Word. He currently pastors Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, and serves as the chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary. His renowned Insight for Living radio program airs around the world. Chuck and Cynthia, his partner in life and ministry, have four grown children and ten grandchildren.

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Great Lives: David: A Man of Passion and Destiny 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
j_manOK More than 1 year ago
Was very impressed with this book, very educational and it keeps you wanting to read it. i would recommend this to anyone who loves the bible and wanting to find out more about he people of the bibles life and personality.