David’s first attempt to bring back the Ark fails because of disobedience. His second attempt is successful and characterized by joy and worship.
- Note the reverence for the Lord in verse 2.
- Were Uzziah’s intentions bad? How did his actions measure with God’s instructions (Exod 25:15; Num 4:5–6, 15)? Lesson: Good intentions must be joined with glad obedience.
- How were things different with David’s second attempt to bring the Ark to Jerusalem (v. 13)?