We reviewed the first 15 chapters of 2 Samuel before finishing chapter 16. Here are the main points from the review and the study:
After the appalling acts of Amnon and the vengeance acted out by Absalom, we see a lack of passion in the heart of King David. Here are the main points:
As we continue our study through the life of David, we see that his secret sins find him out. Here are the points from the study:
As we continue our study of 2 Samuel, we see the early compromises of David catching up to him. David's compromises with women early on in his life led to committing adultery with Bathsheba, a married woman. David went to great lengths to try to cover up his sin, which resulted in arranging the death of her husband, Uriah. The main points from tonight's study were:
As we continue to study the life of David, we see the importance of following God's will, in God's way, in God's timing.
Here are the main points about God's will that we looked at on Sunday night:
Last night, Robert spoke on the difference between godly leadership and worldly leadership as he continued through the book of 2 Samuel. Here are the characteristics of each type of leadership:
As Christians, we are all called to be leaders, regardless of whether or not we have the title of a leader. People, both saved and lost, look to Christians to see God. We must be leaders of our faith, so that when they look to us, they see God through us. Let no one despise your youth because your actions and decisions matter. The habits we form now, whether productive or destructive, will have consequences that affect both our lives and the lives of others in ways that we cannot predict.