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The Brick Testament: David vs His Own People « The Rev. Brendan Powell Smith

The Brick Testament: David vs His Own People

Thursday, March 20th, 2008 - 11:46 pm PDT

We all have the occasional family fight, but as we find out this week at The Brick Testament, when you are God’s elect ruler over his chosen people, a squabble between father and son can result in the grisly death of 20,000 people. And while most of us hope for a relatively peaceful and relaxing old age, these six newly illustrated stories find King David living out his golden years in a constant and bloody battle for power as his sons, his subjects, his friends, and even his wife take advantage of his dwindling faculties.