In second Samual, King David is depicted as a true, but imperfect, example of an ideal king. Later kings were compared to him. I think the main point in this is that; King David was a good king despite his sinful nature, and we can learn from his actions both good and bad.
King David's decisions showed he was a decisive and an effective king. He captured Jerusalem from the Jebusites and took it for his own home. He also was a great conquer in battle. Despite his imperfections, the lord still defeated his enemies and because of that the nation prospered.
One of his great displays of devotion to God would be when he brought the ark from the house of Abinadab to Jerusalem. This showed the people of Jerusalem his devotion to God, and he openly displayed his devotion by bringing it openly. I think most of us could learn from that, to be mo