Reading Time: 5 minutes In this, the last article of my series on Biblical Manhood and the life of David, the final stone is the Grace Stone. Grace is a sinner’s only hope. Even David, who was a man after God’s heart, made a terrible mistake. David gave in to temptation and used his power and position to have an affair with Bathsheba.

A new archaeological discovery is helping to confirm the biblical record that presents King David as an historical figure in ancient Israel.

Some archaeologists and experts have doubted the biblical account because they have not been able to find any evidence of civilization dating back to the time when David is supposed to have ruled, according to the Bible: “no fortifications, public works or signs of statehood.”

“Until 25 years ago no one doubted that King David was a historical figure,”  adds Professor Avraham Faust, director of the archaeological dig. “In the last 25 years or so, however, David’s historicity, and especially the size of his kingdom, are hotly debated“.

That is no longer true, however, after this recent discovery.


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