We are nearing the end of our walk through 2 Samuel: A part of the book that seems to be out of place. The next few chapters are not a chronological recounting of history like the rest of 2 Samuel has been. They don’t carry on the story of David. But they aren’t just a…

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The final part of the story of Absalom’s conspiracy concludes with the story of David’s return to the city of David. One might think with Absalom dead, that King David would have logically been re-accepted as king over the people. This was not the case. The tribes were squabbling like siblings often do. Pastor Matt…

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We pick up where we left off last week in the story of Absalom’s conspiracy. This week’s story is a profoundly sad story from a father’s perspective. But we have to remember that the Bible is a revelation of who God is and what God is up to in our world. The Bible is all…

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Returning to our study of 2 Samuel, and for the next three weeks we will be studying the story of Absalom’s conspiracy. This week we see David having to flee his city as his son takes over his kingship. Through this story we learn to Trust in God’s Wisdom, Ask for God’s Aid, Accept God’s…

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We continue walking through 2 Samuel moving on to a profoundly sad story about yucky, repugnant, disgusting sin. And yet, this is God’s Word. All “Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that [we] may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:16. So why…

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