Boredom leads to sin Where boredom sets in, temptation follows. Small towns with drug and youth delinquency problems. David & Bathsheba James brother of W, desirous of a touch from God within a confining, (stimulation depriving), religious tradition. God has a long standing precedent of doing the unprecedented - for purposes known to Him. From Moses & prophets through John the Baptist to Jesus & apostles through until today -- unprecedented things that dumbfound the "experts." -- for the purpose of fending off boredom from His people? --for humbling (humiliating) the "dignified," "perfect people" (who are a stumblingblock to common people in need of the Savior).