2 Samuel 19:9-23,   2 Samuel 19:31-43

Key verse: 2 Samuel 19:9-10

Big idea: David’s kingship is restored, but his reign is a shell of its former glory. As we come to the end of David’s story (the next four chapters are a large postscript) we’re left wondering about God’s plan (how will he bring blessing to Israel) and God’s king (what makes him after God’s own heart).