Narrative Lectionary


David and Bathsheba

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

1 Kings 3:4-9, (10-15), 16-28
Solomon prays for wisdom; two women and a child

(Matt 6:9-10, Pray in this way, “Our Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come…”)

2 Samuel 11:1-5, 26-27; 12:1-9

(Matthew 21:33-41)

Nathan’s parable indicts David after his sin with Bathsheba. David is moved to repent.