Losing sight

Even when everything turned out well at the end, David did not lose sight of God 2 Samuel 7.1-17 Reference: v. 2 he (David) said to Nathan the prophet, “Here I am, living in a palace of cedar, while the ark of God remains in a tent.” Explore: David certainly didn’t always have it right….

Dance like no one is watching

David shows us how to truly worship God 2 Samuel 6.1-23 Reference: v. 21-22a David said to Michal, “It was before the Lord, who chose me rather than your father or anyone from his house when he appointed me ruler over the Lord’s people Israel – I will celebrate before the Lord. I will become…

Battles ahead

David had a huge battle in fighting the Philistines, but God was there for him. 2 Samuel 5.1-25 Reference: v. 24 As soon as you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, move quickly, because that will mean the Lord has gone out in front of you to strike the…

Expectations

Due to David’s position of King and head of the army, people expected him to revel in death and slaughter. 2 Samuel 4.1-12 Reference: v. 10 … when a man told me, ‘Saul is dead,’ and thought he was bringing good news, I seized him and put him to death in Ziklag. That was the…

Feeling Appreciated

Abner totally changed sides when he was not appreciated for all the work he had given to the house of Saul. 2 Samuel 3.6-39 Reference: v. 8 Abner was very angry because of what Ish-Bosheth said and he answered, “Am I a dog’s head – on Judah’s side? This very day I am loyal to…

Your timing is perfect

There was a long time between David being anointed king to when he finally took the crown. 2 Samuel 2.1-3.5 Reference: v. 2.11 The length of time David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months. Explore: David had been made king of Judah but was still at…

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