Now it was told King David, saying, "The Lord has blessed the house of Obed-Edom and all that belongs to him, because of the ark of God." So David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the City of David with gladness. 2 Samuel 6:12

Cause me to be a mirror of thy grace, to show others the joy of thy service. The Valley of Vision, Puritan Prayers and Devotions 1600/1700s

(As they brought the ark to the Jerusalem) David danced before the Lord with all his might; . and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of the Lord with shouting and with the sound of the trumpet. 2 Samuel 6:14,15

There are delights that the heart may enjoy in the awesome presence of God that cannot find expression in language; they belong to the unutterable element in Christian experience. Not many enjoy them because not many know that they can. A. W. Tozer 1897–1963

.as the ark of the Lord came into the City of David, (wife) Michal, Saul's daughter, looked through a window and saw King David leaping and whirling before the Lord; and she despised him in her heart. 2 Samuel 6:16

Overvalue not therefore the manner of your own worship, and over vilify not other men's of a different mode. Richard Baxter 1615-91

(After placing the ark in a proper place and blessing the people) . David returned to bless his household. 2 Samuel 6:20a

The sincere convert is not one man at church (or in the world) and another at home. Joseph Alleine 1634-68

(When David returned home, his wife) Michal, Saul's daughter, came out to greet him: ‘How wonderfully the king has distinguished himself today--exposing himself to the eyes of the servants' maids like some burlesque street dancer!’ 2 Samuel 6:20b

I need Thee, O Lord, for a curb on my tongue; when I am tempted to making carping criticisms and cruel judgements, keep me from speaking barbed words that hurt, and in which I find perverted satisfaction. Peter Marshall