In Exodus 21:12-14, we see the law of intentional murder, and the law of the manslayer (accidental murder). The role of the judge is to determine between the two. How is this done? In this teaching, we look at the concept of ambush, comparing three kings in Israel’s history, and then compare these stories to the ministry of Christ. How does David fulfill his role as the forerunner of the Messianic King, in relation to these laws concerning the manslayer?