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The Pattern of Sin

Can the sin pattern of the king be broken by the Greatest King? 2 Samuel 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 David remained in Jerusalem.

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Bravery for the King

David’s men were very brave but the greatest of bravery was shown by Jesus when he went to the cross for us. 2 Samuel 23:8-39   8 These are the names of David’s mighty warriors:  Josheb-Basshebeth, a Tahkemonite, was chief of the Three; he raised his spear against eight hundred men, whom he killed in one

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The leader we’ve all been looking for

Although the poetic warrior-king David was a great leader, he points to Jesus, the ultimate leader, who makes us right with God. 2 Samuel 23:1-7   23 These are the last words of David:  ‘The inspired utterance of David son of Jesse,     the utterance of the man exalted by the Most High, the man anointed

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A Saviour’s Anthem

David sang of God’s saving grace in different seasons of life.  2 Samuel 22   22 David sang to the Lord the words of this song when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. 2 He said:  ‘The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; 3     my God is my

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What Sort of Kingdom?

Two kings are mentioned here but neither provides the kingdom we need, only Jesus Christ can do that.  2 Samuel 21   21 During the reign of David, there was a famine for three successive years; so David sought the face of the Lord. The Lord said, ‘It is on account of Saul and his blood-stained house;

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The Sacrificing King

Big idea King David’s willingness to sacrifice to rescue Israel prepares us for Jesus who sacrifices himself to rescue his people. Bible passage We get to the end of 2 Samuel, and King David again shows he isn’t perfect. He decides to count all the fighting men in Israel, but

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Who is with the King?

We cannot waiver about our King Jesus because he calls us to complete loyalty to him. 2 Samuel 20  20 Now a troublemaker named Sheba son of Bikri, a Benjaminite, happened to be there. He sounded the trumpet and shouted, ‘We have no share in David,     no part in Jesse’s son!

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Content with the King

When our focus turns from Jesus our King, we can find all sorts of reasons to be unhappy but with Christ we have peace. 2 Samuel 19:31-43  31 Barzillai the Gileadite also came down from Rogelim to cross the Jordan with the king and to send him on his way from

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