While the Lord promised to establish David’s throne forever, the kingdom was not safe in the king’s hands. After committing adultery with Bathsheba, David callously planned the death of her husband, Uriah. His heart had grown increasingly hardened by sin’s deceit. Did God’s promises come to a crashing halt at the king’s moral collapse? Not for a moment! Alistair Begg reminds us that the fulfillment of the Lord’s designs lies not in the goodness of men and women but in the goodness of God Himself.