To Comfort a King

To read the Bible in a year, read First Kings 1 and 2.
The mighty warrior David aged fast and by the time he was in his late sixties, he could not get warm. Seeing him cold all the time, his servants said, “Let a young woman, a virgin, be sought for our lord the king, and let her stand before the king, and let her care for him; and let her lie in your bosom, that our lord the king may be warm” (1King 1:2). The writer went to say that they found a young woman named Abishag and as she cared for the king, he did not know her (vv. 3, 4), that is, as she warmed him, he did not know her sexually. Everyone’s intention was pure.
The true David, Jesus Christ, never has had this problem, nor will He ever. He existed long before David and continues on into eternity, making Jesus “older” than David, but Jesus never wears out. Therefore, we do not have to replace Him with another king, because Jesus shall reign forever.
Is He the king of your heart?

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