The Problematic Census
1 Chronicles 21:1–8
Now Satan stood up against Israel and moved David to number Israel. 1 Chronicles 21:1.
God was not happy with Israel. (2 Samuel 24:1). And he wanted to punish them. He used the sin of David to chastise the sin of Israel.
So David said to Joab and to the leaders of the people, ‘Go, number Israel from…