• David Flees Jerusalem

    2 Samuel 15:18–37

    David did not know how his situation would turn out specifically, but he did know that God was in control. That trust in God’s sovereignty did not lead to passivity but to wise action according to what he could see ...Read More

  • David Hood

    1 Samuel 22

    Christian theologians have always recognized that sins of omission, the failure to do what we know is right, incur the judgment of God (James 4:17). Our negligence and failure to think things through can cause many problems for other people ...Read More

  • David Hood

    1 Samuel 22

    When stress comes in major doses, it is not unusual for us to forget truths that may be quite precious to us—truths such as God’s unfailing love for us, His goodness, and His unvarying purpose to sanctify us. Ironically, it ...Read More

  • David Laments Absalom’s Death

    2 Samuel 18:19–33

    David was no ordinary parent—he was the divinely appointed king and representative of the Lord to His kingdom on earth. Thus, Absalom’s rebellion was inexcusable, even though David failed to recognize that. As hard as it might be, we cannot ...Read More

  • David on the Run

    2 Samuel 16:1–14

    Shimei’s resistance to the divinely appointed king was no ordinary opposition. In resisting God’s appointed king, he was resisting God Himself. Similarly, for us to resist or take lightly the commands of Christ is to resist God Himself. We must ...Read More

  • David on the Run

    1 Samuel 21

    Scripture does not tell us directly whether David’s lie and feigning of insanity were right. Perhaps they were justifiable under the circumstances. What we do see in 1 Samuel 21 is that God provided weapons and food to David and ...Read More

  • David Praises the Lord

    1 Chronicles 16:4–22

    God is faithful to His promises, even if He seems to tarry a long time in fulfilling them. That is one reason why we must never cease praying according to the promises of Scripture. He will bring them to pass, ...Read More

  • David Repents

    2 Samuel 12:1–15a

    Today’s passage also proves that sin often brings with it severe consequences even when God forgives us (2 Sam. 12:10–14). We will see that play out over the rest of David’s life. Today, we note that for God to forgive ...Read More

  • David Rescues the People of Ziklag

    1 Samuel 30

    We do not strengthen ourselves in the Lord through mystical experiences or other esoteric activities. Instead, we find strength in God as we meditate on His Word and remember His promises to us. His Word is sure, and it gives ...Read More

  • David’s Anointing

    1 Samuel 16

    Dr. Sproul notes that we commonly find it easy to serve God when there is no real risk. It is harder when there is a real chance trouble will come for obeying Him. Like Samuel, however, we should be willing ...Read More

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