Category Archives: 2 Samuel

April 26 – Songs of Praise – “Why not?” or “Who am I?”

Read 2 Samuel 7:1-28 “Why not?”  That could have been the response that David had given after the Lord turned down his offer to build the temple.  After all, temple building seemed obvious to David.  To him, it seemed unfair that he should live … Continue reading

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March 28 – Mountaintops – Mount Gilboa

Read 1 Samuel 31:1-13 and 2 Samuel 1:1-27 David is widely known for his songs of worship and thanksgiving to the Lord.  The Psalms are filled with such expressions.  Similarly, several Psalms reflect pleading anguish written in desperation as Saul pursued David seeking … Continue reading

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December 1 – David and a Savior

Read 2 Samuel 7:1-29 Our consideration of the covenants of the Bible has already afforded us the opportunity to witness the unfolding plan of God. Through the Eternal Covenant, we saw that God, before the creation of the world, had already … Continue reading

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November 2 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – David

Read 2 Samuel 24:1-25 King David – a man after God’s own heart.  Any guy would surely aspire to be like him. He brought Goliath crashing to the ground with a thud. He conquered enemy armies and then returned to … Continue reading

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October 24 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Hannah

Read 1 Samuel 1-2:10 Prayer isn’t about getting what you want from the Lord, but about trusting Him. Do you believe this? Do you receive satisfaction when you pray? Do you walk away from that time with the Lord, expecting … Continue reading

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July 26: David and Bathsheba

Read 2 Samuel 11:1-27 “But the thing that David had done displeased the Lord.” That was the description of God’s response to David’s actions in the chapter you read today. God’s displeasure is not something that any one of us … Continue reading

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June 19: The god of Sex

Read 2 Samuel 13:1-22 This week, we are considering what it looks like to live life void of other gods and free from idols. Today’s tragic story illustrates the dangers of worshiping the god of sex. Amnon was not the … Continue reading

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