Category Archives: encouragement

Seeking God; June 23, 2017


2 Samuel 22:7 In my distress I called to the Lord; I called out to my God. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came to his ears. Probably the biggest reason God allows difficult situations in our … Continue reading

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Moving On; June 22, 2017


2 Samuel 12:20 Then David got up from the ground. After he had washed, put on lotions and changed his clothes, he went into the house of the Lord and worshiped. Then he went to his own house, and at … Continue reading

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Consequences of Sin; June 21, 2017


2 Samuel 12:14 “But because by doing this you have made the enemies of the Lord show utter contempt, the son born to you will die.” Repentance brings personal forgiveness, but it doesn’t necessarily remove the consequences of our sin, … Continue reading

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Dependence on God; June 20, 2017


2 Samuel 8:14 The Lord gave David victory wherever he went. I have a feeling David may have insisted that events be recorded this way in the official record. That is, it wasn’t that David achieved all these victories, it … Continue reading

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Focus on God; June 19, 2017


2 Samuel 7:18-19 Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and he said: “Who am I, O Sovereign Lord, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far? And as if this were not … Continue reading

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The House of David; June 18, 2017


2 Sam 7:16 “‘Your house and your kingdom shall endure for ever before me; your throne shall be established for ever.’” This was a blow-you-out-of-the-water prophecy if ever there was one, and the following verses indicate that David was suitably … Continue reading

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Worship; June 17, 2017


2 Samuel 6:14 David, wearing a linen ephod, danced before the Lord with all his might. There is a lot to learn from the story of David bringing the Ark of God into Jerusalem, but the particular thing that speaks … Continue reading

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