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The Things That Last

The possessions that we acquire in this life, die in this life. Only God’s kingdom can last forever. 2 Samuel 7:18-29  18 Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and he said: ‘Who am I, Sovereign Lord, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far? 19 And as

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The True King

David receives a message about himself, his son Solomon but most importantly about fulfilment in the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Samuel 7:1-17  7 After the king was settled in his palace and the Lord had given him rest from all his enemies around him, 2 he said to Nathan the prophet, ‘Here I am, living

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Keeping Up Appearances

While David is offering sacrifices and humbling himself before God, Saul’s daughter cares about appearances 2 Samuel 6:17-23  17 They brought the ark of the Lord and set it in its place inside the tent that David had pitched for it, and David sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offerings before the Lord. 18 After he had

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Resting in God

With great power comes great responsibility. 2 Samuel 6:6-16  6 When they came to the threshing-floor of Nakon, Uzzah reached out and took hold of the ark of God, because the oxen stumbled. 7 The Lord’s anger burned against Uzzah because of his irreverent act; therefore God struck him down, and he died there

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Celebrating the Hope of Mercy

The entrance of the Ark into Jerusalem symbolises the coming of God’s presence and mercy and is fulfilled in the coming of Jesus. 2 Samuel 6:1-5  6 David again brought together all the able young men of Israel – thirty thousand. 2 He and all his men went to Baalah in Judah to bring up

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Good News of a New King

God’s new king trusts, obeys and delivers his people from the enemy. 2 Samuel 5:17-25  17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, they went up in full force to search for him, but David heard about it and went down to the stronghold. 18 Now the Philistines

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A Dancing King

Big idea King David leads Israel in a great celebration of joy. Only King Jesus brings a joyful celebration that lasts forever. Bible passage Read 2 Samuel 6:1-23 You will need Access to the internet All Ages Activity Watch the video: Bible Theater: 2 Samuel – David Dances, on YouTube

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The Lord establishes David as King

God establishes David as King over all Israel for the sake of his people. 2 Samuel 5:6-16  6 The king and his men marched to Jerusalem to attack the Jebusites, who lived there. The Jebusites said to David, ‘You will not get in here; even the blind and the lame can

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A New Beginning

New beginnings can be wonderful times of much promise. 2 Samuel 5:1-5  5 All the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, ‘We are your own flesh and blood. 2 In the past, while Saul was king over us, you were the one who led Israel on their military campaigns.

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Light in Darkness

In a world that includes and celebrates barbaric melodrama, followers of Jesus are called to be children of light. 2 Samuel 4 4 When Ish-Bosheth son of Saul heard that Abner had died in Hebron, he lost courage, and all Israel became alarmed. 2 Now Saul’s son had two men who were leaders

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