23rd February 2020.

Continuing our series exploring the life of David, Stephen turned to 2 Samuel to look at the life of Absolom, starting with Amnon and Tamar.

“I wonder if Absalom hated David too. Whether because he was somewhat complicit in the arrangement, allowing – requesting even, for Tamar to go and serve Amnon that he could never forgive what happened to Tamar. I wonder if inside resentment for his father just grew over the years – and that resentment turned to anger that turned to revenge…”