Contributed by Brian Buriff on Aug 24, 2006
David got his wires crossed. When it came to taking a census, was it a holy spirit or an unholy spirit that “moved” David? Either way, David took responsibility. Four (4) ways to ‘test the spirits”.
READ FROM - 2 Sam 24:1-10 & 1 Chronicles 21:1-8
I. BOTH TEXTS THE SAME, EXCEPT FOR WHO MOVED DAVID TO TAKE THE CENSUS
A. Is It God Who Moved David? (2 Samuel 24:1 says it’s God)
“Again the anger of the LORD was aroused against Israel, and He moved David against them to say, “Go, number