This teaching contrasts three kings: Saul, David, and Absalom. Of the three, David was the only one with God's favor. This wasn't because God sovereignly chose David and rejected the others. Saul was once chosen by God too. But there were certain things in David's life that set him apart for God. It wasn't just holy living. David committed sexual sins that Saul and Absalom never did. Yet David was the one whom God exalted. Find out why as Andrew contrasts these three kings.