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May 26, II Samuel 14:25-33
Thursday, May 26, 2016      1 comments

May 26, II Samuel 14:25-33 Absolom would be the equivalent of a male supermodel with long flowing hair, so much hasn't changed in the world of men that the attractive people will gather followings based solely on looks. We're given this inf... Read more
May 25, II Samuel 14:1-24
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      1 comments

May 25, II Samuel 14:1-24 Joab was a good friend to David, he understood how David grieved for the seperation between himself and Absolom so Joab conspired this strange plot to bring them back together. The method seems a bit extreme to me... Read more
May 24, II Samuel 13:23-39
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      1 comments

May 24, II Samuel 13:23-39 Absolom holds this grudge for two years, which may seem like a lot but I know people holding grudges for much longer. These things fester over time and can really become a burden. Absolom is having a grand party,... Read more
May 23, II Samuel 13:1-22
Monday, May 23, 2016      3 comments

May 23, II Samuel 13:1-22 We already know that David has a thing for pretty ladies and that weakness also exists in his son Amnon. His attraction for his half sister is another reason why having multiple wives and children is a bad idea, i... Read more
May 22, II Samuel 12:15-21
Sunday, May 22, 2016      1 comments

May 22, II Samuel 12:15-21 First look at the death of David and Bathsheba's son. Some feel that God is cruel for killing the child, an innocent in all of this. Consider that this child will go straight to the arms of God and never know so... Read more
May 21, II Samuel 12;7-14
Saturday, May 21, 2016      2 comments

May 21, II Samuel 12;7-14 Parts of this section can seem hard to take but God is in charge and He does as He pleases, we may not understand. Nathan tells David that he's the guilty party because of the affair and the murder. As stated ear... Read more
May 20, II Samuel 12;1-6
Friday, May 20, 2016      1 comments

May 20, II Samuel 12;1-6 Nathan tells this story to David and David doesn't get that he's the main character. We're all like that, we do something real stupid and when addressed about can't see the correlation. David's response is anger an... Read more
May 19, II Samuel 11:6-27
Thursday, May 19, 2016      3 comments

May 19, II Samuel 11:6-27 Once again we see the plots and intrigue here in scripture can rival any reality TV show. David first concocts a pretty good scheme, if he can get Uriah to sleep with Bathsheba then all is good, people will simply... Read more
May 18, II Samuel 11:1-5
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      0 comments

May 18, II Samuel 11:1-5 Now here's a familiar story, it's the beginning of the end of David's kingdom. We start out with kings going to war, many preachers say that David should have lead his forces but there are more things for a king or... Read more
May 17, II Samuel 10
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      0 comments

May 17, II Samuel 10 The first part of this seems like a skit from Monty Python, imagine a king shaving off half of someone's head and beard and cutting their robe to a mini skirt length. It would be comical and a great insult. Certainly ... Read more
May 16, II Samuel 9
Monday, May 16, 2016      2 comments

May 16, II Samuel 9 David shows mercy and compassion on the last survivor in Saul's family. He also honors a covenant he made with Jonathan. As far as we know Mephibosheth and Michal were the end of Saul's line. His actions also reward t... Read more
May 15, II Samuel 8:9-18
Sunday, May 15, 2016      0 comments

May 15, II Samuel 8:9-18 David has established himself as a force such that the neighboring kings negotiate a peace and bring tribute instead of being at war. This was a great time for the nation of Israel, they occupied more of the land t... Read more
May 14, II Samuel 8:1-8
Saturday, May 14, 2016      2 comments

May 14, II Samuel 8:1-8 David wages ware against the Philistines, and the Moabites and defeats then but there are some problems. Let's first look at verse 2, the way it reads one would think that David lined up the Moabites and just slaugh... Read more
May 13, II Samuel 7:18-29
Friday, May 13, 2016      1 comments

May 13, II Samuel 7:18-29 God has made a promise to David and his family to come and David is excited. He prays with thanksgiving, with expectation, acknowledging God and who He is. He remembers what God did for Israel. That's always an... Read more
May 12, II Samuel 7:1-17
Thursday, May 12, 2016      0 comments

May 12, II Samuel 7:1-17 David wants to build a house for God's ark, he compares the mansion in which he dwells to the tent where the ark is kept. But the tent was a special representation of a temporary dwelling place. In John's gospel w... Read more

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