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The Sovereignty of God in the Death of a Child

This is going to be the first of a three part (and possibly more) series on the Sovereignty of God and the Supremacy of Christ.

The back-story to the text we’ll be looking at is 2 Samuel 11, when King David commits adultery with Bathsheba, tries to cover it up, and then kills her husband Uriah when he failed to cover up his sin of adultery. 2 Samuel 12:1-14 the prophet Nathan confronts David about his sins of murder and adultery and lists out several consequences for David’s sin. One of those consequences was that David’s child he had with Bathsheba would die. Continue reading