The Safety of Friendship with God
Topic: Friendship Passage: 2 Samuel 24:8–24:14
David was tempted to conduct a census to assess his military power. Some of the military leaders cautioned David about doing the census because would be an indication that he was not trusting God for his protection. David ordered the census, and God’s rebuke soon followed. David, in his distress, pleaded his case to God instead of falling on the hands of his enemies.