David had it all. He was a skilled warrior, a talented musician, and above all, he was King of God’s chosen people. God referred to him as a man after God’s own heart. So it stands to reason that God would choose David to build the permanent temple where the Israelites would worship.
God had other plans. He wanted one of David’s descendants to be the one to build the temple. Needless to say, this disappointed David, but he understood.
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