She is With Child



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    2 Samuel 11:2-5 says, "And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon. [3] And David sent and inquired after the woman. And one said, Is not this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite? [4] And David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in unto him, and he lay with her; for she was purified from her uncleanness: and she returned unto her house. [5] And the woman conceived, and sent and told David, and said, I am with child.

    David was one of the most Godly kings that ever ruled in Israel. Yet David was not without his mistakes. In this passage David sees a beautiful woman, the wife of another man, and he takes her as his own. During this whole time her husband is off fighting the war for David. David quickly learns that with actions there are always consequences. She contacts David and tells him that she is with child. David is now facing a difficult decision. What is he going to do? Will he tell her husband? Will he raise the child? Will he try to cover it up?