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A faithful and merciful King

As David begins his journey from exile back to the throne, we’re reminded of his steadfast faith and his mercy at a time where a lesser man might easily have strayed. 2 Samuel 19:9-30  9 Throughout the tribes of Israel, all the people were arguing among themselves, saying, ‘The king delivered

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How did it come to this?

David’s inaction, and seeming neglect of God, has led to problem after problem and grief after grief – for himself for others around him.  2 Samuel 18:19-19:8  19 Now Ahimaaz son of Zadok said, ‘Let me run and take the news to the king that the Lord has vindicated him by delivering him

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The Return of the King

Big idea King David’s love and mercy towards his enemies points us to Jesus who loves his enemies and offers forgiveness in his mercy. All Ages Activity Find this video on YouTube and watch it as a family or growth group. Greatest freak out ever (ORIGINAL VIDEO) Have any of

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Unbelievable forgiveness and love

King David gives us a glimpse of the unbelievable forgiveness and love that we have from God our father. 2 Samuel 17:24-18:18  24 David went to Mahanaim, and Absalom crossed the Jordan with all the men of Israel. 25 Absalom had appointed Amasa over the army in place of Joab. Amasa was the

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God protects his chosen king

God is faithful to his chosen king; and his plans will not be thwarted by human schemes! 2 Samuel 16:15-17:23  15 Meanwhile, Absalom and all the men of Israel came to Jerusalem, and Ahithophel was with him. 16 Then Hushai the Arkite, David’s confidant, went to Absalom and said to him, ‘Long live

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Light of God within

The Lord is able to take evil and with it achieve good 2 Samuel 16:5-14  5 As King David approached Bahurim, a man from the same clan as Saul’s family came out from there. His name was Shimei son of Gera, and he cursed as he came out. 6 He pelted David and

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Whose side are you on?

: Ziba used David’s flight as an opportunity to make some financial gain but he was at least placing himself in David’s hands. 2 Samuel 16:1-4  16 When David had gone a short distance beyond the summit, there was Ziba, the steward of Mephibosheth, waiting to meet him. He had a

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The Darkest Day Fulfils The Promise

One of David’s darkest days anticipates Jesus darkest day. But God always had it in his plan to deliver on his promises. 2 Samuel 15:13-37  13 A messenger came and told David, ‘The hearts of the people of Israel are with Absalom.’ 14 Then David said to all his officials who were

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The Exiled King

Big idea King David runs away from home, and weeps for his own sin. King Jesus weeps, before he took the punishment for our sin to welcome us home. All Ages Activity David’s terrible sin has flowed down into his own family. The sad story of David and his son

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