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Why was King David's census sinful? And why was all of Israel punished for something David did?

Discussion in 'One Bread, One Body - Catholic' started by Michie, Jul 11, 2019.

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    In the Office readings this week we read about a census conducted by King David that caused great harm. Joab, David's general, strongly cautioned him not to take the census, but David insisted. When the census had been completed, the prophet Gad had informed David that God was angry and intended to punish him and all of Israel. God offered David his choice of punishments: a three year famine...

    Continued below.
    http://blog.adw.org/2019/07/sinful-census-conducted-king-david/
     
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