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Study 1 Chronicles 13:1-14 and 1 Chronicles 15:1-28. Tell the entire story of David’s failed attempt to bring the ark of God into Jerusalem. Point out the fact that David admitted the reason for the failure in 1 Chronicles 15:11-15. When they acted in the “prescribed way,” they were successful.

Our logical plans for God and salvation fail. God has a “prescribed way” in the cross and the plan of salvation