The grace of our Father

David had gone against God's will and had to pay a severe consequence.  2 Samuel 24.1-25 Reference: v. 14 David said to Gad, "I am in deep distress. Let us fall into the hands of the Lord, for his mercy is great; but do not let me fall into the hands of men." Explore: David…

Blast from the past

We are given a snapshot of some of the mighty men who fought for David   2 Samuel 23.1-39 Reference:  v. 10a …but he (Eleazar) stood his ground and struck down the Philistines till his hand grew tired and froze to the sword. Explore:  Here the writer is going back through the mighty men that…

When the going gets tough

David looks back at his kingship and notices God's presence and power throughout 2 Samuel 22.25-51 Reference: v.30 With your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall. Explore: David has written a song of praise to the Lord. In all of his journey as king he can…

Glory gifts

David may have been a warrior but he never stopped being a songwriter  2 Samuel 22.1-25 Reference:  v.1 David sang to the Lord the words of this song when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. Explore: When I think of King David my mind…

Flying Solo

When David started to struggle during a battle he realised that he could no longer fight on his own. 2 Samuel 21.1-22 Reference: v.15 Once again there was a battle between the Philistines and Israel. David went down with his men to fight against the Philistines, and he became exhausted.   Explore: From all the…

The Power of One

Sheba had gone against David and lead the men of Israel astray.  Hundreds had desserted David because of this one man. 2 Samuel 20.1-26 Reference:  v. 21 "A man named Sheba son of Bicri, from the hill country of Ephraim, has lifted up his hand against the king, against David.  Hand over this one man,…

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