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The Fallen Man

More sin is never the answer to the problem of sin. 2 Samuel 11:16-21  16 So while Joab had the city under siege, he put Uriah at a place where he knew the strongest defenders were. 17 When the men of the city came out and fought against Joab, some of the men

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Snowballing Sin

When we allow sin to snowball it can cloud our judgement. 2 Samuel 11:6-15  6 So David sent this word to Joab: ‘Send me Uriah the Hittite.’ And Joab sent him to David. 7 When Uriah came to him, David asked him how Joab was, how the soldiers were and how the war

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The Sinning King

Big idea King David takes a man’s life to cover up his own sin. King Jesus gives his own life to forgive our sin. Bible passage    2 Samuel 11: 1-27 You will need A container of soil 1 pair of disposable rubber gloves All Ages Activity Ask one member

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King David takes

Although not perfect, David has been a great King for Israel so far, defeating their enemies. But now, he turns out to be his own greatest danger. 2 Samuel 11:2-5  2 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace. From the roof

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The danger of idleness

David’s idleness in staying behind in Jerusalem resulted in him being tempted to sin 2 Samuel 11:1  11 In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But

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Fighting Bravely

David’s army is surrounded – and the two enemies they fight each have a history with God. 2 Samuel 10:7-19  7 On hearing this, David sent Joab out with the entire army of fighting men. 8 The Ammonites came out and drew up in battle formation at the entrance of their city gate,

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Misunderstood – again!

Do your acts of kindness get misinterpreted?  2 Samuel 10:1-6  10 In the course of time, the king of the Ammonites died, and his son Hanun succeeded him as king. 2 David thought, ‘I will show kindness to Hanun son of Nahash, just as his father showed kindness to me.’ So David sent

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A Dead Dog

Have you ever been given something that you didn’t expect? 2 Samuel 9  9 David asked, ‘Is there anyone still left of the house of Saul to whom I can show kindness for Jonathan’s sake?’ 2 Now there was a servant of Saul’s household named Ziba. They summoned him to appear before

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Give and Take

The Lord gives and takes away 2 Samuel 8  8 In the course of time, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Metheg Ammah from the control of the Philistines. 2 David also defeated the Moabites. He made them lie down on the ground and measured them off with

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A Forever King

Big idea David wants to build a more permanent house for God, but God promises to use David’s family to build a forever kingdom. Bible passage    2 Samuel 7: 1-29 (Key verses – 2 Samuel 7:8-16) You will need Building blocks All Ages Activity Work as a group to

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