Blog Posts tagged with ‘2 Samuel’

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2 Samuel 23–24. It’s not too late to live well

by slpcenglish

1–7 October 2017. 2 Samuel 23–24 (click to read). As David’s life comes to an end, what’s left over from his reign? What is it about David that we will remember the most? Is it his poetry and songs, his military battles, or his many failings and sins? When historians sit down to write about […]

2 Samuel 12–13. Closing the door on sin

by slpcenglish

24–30 September 2017. 2 Samuel 12–13 (click to read). Most of us don’t wake up in the morning planning to commit terrible sins, or to injure and hurt others. So why do we commit such serious sins? Often these big sins happen because we first opened the door to little sins. We allow a first little […]

2 Samuel 15. Are we good role models?

by slpcenglish

Bonus Devotional Text, July 2016. 2 Samuel 15 (click to read). King David’s story began with so much hope. Finally here was a king who was listening to God, defending justice, and doing what was right. But how quickly it all fell apart. David becomes an adulterer and a murderer, and the sin in his life […]

2 Samuel 4–5: One law for everyone

by slpcenglish

3–9 July 2016. 2 Samuel 4–5 (click to read). In 2 Samuel 5, David finally becomes the ruler of both Israelite kingdoms, Judah in the south and Israel in the north. It’s the start of a new chapter in Israel’s royal history. But what type of king will David be? Will he be like many […]