1 Samuel, 2nd Samuel to 1 Kings 2:11 and 1st Chronicles 11:1-29:30
David was Good in God's sight and become King in God's time. David reigned for forty years between 1011BC-971BC.
Gained favor with his subjects.
Old Testament bible references The books of Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles
1st Samuel and 2nd Samuel
Background readings: 1st Samuel and 2nd Samuel
Background reading: The books of Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles and a number of places in the New Testament
If you want to read the full story of David's life look it up in the Bible.
David had a whole heart after God.
Beloved and Greatest of Israels 40 something kings and the Author of a number of the Palms.
David Israel's King and poet.
Israel's versatile king
Courageous, a champion, a great soldier
Great leader and very gifted man
Forbidden to rebuild the Temple because you are a warrior and have shed blood