Parents Love. David and Absalom. Introduction. Who are those who love you? Do you also love them? How do your parents feel if you are injured?. Absalom…the Bad Son. David had a son called Absalom. Absalom was always disobedient to the orders given by David his father.
David and Absalom
While he was riding his mule under the trees, his long hair got stuck in the branches of a tree.
The captain of the army ordered a soldier to kill him but the soldier said “Haven’t you heard the king say: Be gentle with Absalom? He will grieve if he hears of his death as he loves him”.
David wept for the death of his son Absalom. He cried saying: “I wish I died instead of you my son Absalom”
Honour your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you. Exodus 20:12
“And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us…” (Ephesians 5:2)