He thought it was a one-night stand, a little midnight tryst. Who would find out? She was exceptionally beautiful. She was particularly vulnerable. And in the end—after he used her for a few moments of pleasure—she was, unfortunately, pregnant. While these words aptly describe all too many incidents ancient and modern, the one we have in mind here is David’s taking advantage of Bathsheba in 2 Samuel 11. David sinned grievously. He failed miserably. And as he learned, and as we must learn as well, sin of any kind cannot simply be sealed away in the past. It does not…