In the name of the Father and of the +Son and of the Holy Spirit, Amen.
She was bathing. In her garden. In full view of the palace. Did she know the king was there? Did she not realize anyone would see? We don’t know. But what was David doing? Why was he up there playing the peeping Tom? He should have been waging war. King-ing it up. Protecting his nation from the aggressors around him. Doing his duty. Being a father to his people. A strong protector. Not a pervert to his officers’ wives.