2 Samuel

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“Restored, but Broken” (26/9/21 @ 9am)


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 […]

“God’s Messiah and the Nations” (8/8/21 @ 9am)


2 Samuel 8; 2 Samuel 10 Key verse: 2 Samuel 8:6 Big idea: God’s chosen king David offers peace to Israel’s neighbours, but where they reject it, he subdues and plunders God’s enemies for the glory of God. Jesus will do the same. SERMON VIDEO LINK

“Covenant Faithfulness and Love” (1/8/21 @ 9am)


Psalm 15;  2 Samuel 9 Key verse: 2 Samuel 19:28: Big idea: David shows his covenant faithfulness to a political adversary. In doing this he shows his appropriateness to be Israel’s king, and Mephibosheth develops love and joy for his lord. SERMON VIDEO LINK

“Rewards and Risk” (18/7/21 @ 9am)


2 Samuel 6;  2 Samuel 5 Key verse: Acts 13:22-23 Big idea: David is the king after God’s own heart, humble and obedient, and as such he is blessed in all he does. Even so, David’s reign is not perfect, which causes us to look to Jesus as the one who can mediate blessing in […]

“Christians Come in Peace” (25/10/20 @ 9am)


2 Samuel 2:8-3:5;  2 Samuel 3:6-39 Key verse: 2 Samuel 3:37 Big idea:  The author wants us to know that David is not a vicious politician. He goes out of his way to explain how David seeks peace and is innocent of his people’s blood. Like our saviour, Christians are also to be people of […]

“Mourning the Lord’s Annointed” (11/10/20 @ 9am)


2 Samuel 1; 1 Peter 2:13-25 Key verse: 2 Samuel 1:11-12 Big idea: How would you respond to the news that the person trying to kill you was dead? With joyful song? Not David. He mourns the loss of Israel’s king. Sometimes we don’t like an individual, but we still need to respect and honour […]