What is the Measure of Mercy with which I Measure? — Integrated Catholic Life™

Have you ever wondered why the Lord forgave the terrible sins of David? A leader who abused his power, acted on his passions, and compounded his sins of lust and adultery with murder?

The readings this Sunday give us our answer.

In the first reading, we hear about David hiding from King Saul. Saul is on a quest to kill David. Two chapters previously, in 1 Samuel 24, David had the chance to kill Saul while he was indisposed. David refused to harm him. Instead, he merely cut…

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