2 Samuel 24:1-24:25

May 3rd, 2024 | By

In defiant pride and energized by Satan (1 Chronicles 21:1), David orders a census for military purposes which results in God’s discipline but also leads him to purchase land for the Temple on Mt. Moriah.

2 Samuel 21:1-23:39

Apr 26th, 2024 | By

These chapters are an epilogue to the book, covering David’s just response to the Gibeonites, neutralizing the Philistines and his praise hymn to God who gave him victory in battling Israel’s enemies.

2 Samuel 16:5-18:33

Apr 12th, 2024 | By

David escapes Jerusalem and prepares for the battle with Absalom, who is killed by Joab.

2 Samuel 14:25-15:37

Apr 5th, 2024 | By

Like a modern politician, Absalom intentionally presents himself as an alternative king, and is crowned king in Hebron; David flees Jerusalem.

2 Samuel 13:21-14:24

Mar 29th, 2024 | By

David is paralysed by the guilt from his sin and cannot act decisively as the King or as a father regarding his sons Amnon and Absalom.

2 Samuel 12:23-13:22

Mar 22nd, 2024 | By

David mourns the loss of his son; Amnon rapes his half-sister Tamar; but David refuses to discipline Amnon.

2 Samuel 11:1-12:15

Mar 15th, 2024 | By

David’s sin with Bathsheba and the subsequent murder of her husband Uriah resulted in 5 consequences for David’s family and the kingdom.

2 Samuel 8:9-10:19

Mar 1st, 2024 | By

David defeats and subjugates all of Israel’s enemies and shows grace to Mephibosheth

2 Samuel 6:14-7:29

Feb 23rd, 2024 | By

David returns the Ark to Jerusalem and “dances before the LORD;” God then establishes the Davidic Covenant, promising to David an eternal throne, dynasty and kingdom.

2 Samuel 5:1-6:11

Feb 16th, 2024 | By

David is crowned king of all 12 tribes, makes Jerusalem his capital, neutralizes the Philistine threat and brings the Ark to Jerusalem.