Sin and Consequences

Bob Deffinbaugh comments on 2 Samuel 13 and the tragedy in Israel’s royal family: ….this text is placed immediately following the passage that depicts David’s sin and its personal consequences in the death of his first son by Bathsheba. This is not only because the events of chapter 13 follow closely in time to those of … More Sin and Consequences

A Word of Warning

Bob Deffinbaugh comments in a sermon, “What an Amalekite is Dying to Tell David”  in 2 Samuel 1- It is a word of warning to any who may be trusting in his or her own righteousness for eternal salvation, who expects that God will surely welcome you with open arms though you have rejected His provision … More A Word of Warning

The Lord rewards every man for his righteousness and his faithfulness

And David answered and said, “Here is the spear, O king! Let one of the young men come over and take it.  The Lord rewards every man for his righteousness and his faithfulness, for the Lord gave you into my hand today, and I would not put out my hand against the Lord’s anointed.  Behold, … More The Lord rewards every man for his righteousness and his faithfulness

One word sums up what this chapter is all about

in 1 Samuel 20, we read of the friendship of Jonathan and David:  Then Jonathan said to David, “Go in peace, because we have sworn both of us in the name of the Lord, saying, ‘The Lord shall be between me and you, and between my offspring and your offspring, forever.’” Bob Deffinbaugh at Bible.org: One word sums up what this … More One word sums up what this chapter is all about

Hannah’s Psalm

And Hannah prayed and said, “My heart exults in the Lord;  my strength is exalted in the Lord. My mouth derides my enemies, because I rejoice in your salvation. “There is none holy like the Lord;  there is none besides you; there is no rock like our God. As we begin our readings of 1 & 2 Samuel this month, … More Hannah’s Psalm