Category Archives: 2 Samuel

Is Jesus Weeping for You?

The king [David] was overcome with emotion. He went up to the room over the gateway and burst into tears. And as he went, he cried, “O my son Absalom! My son, my son Absalom! If only I had died … Continue reading

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God’s Address

But that night the word of the Lord came to Nathan: “Go to My servant David and say, ‘This is what the Lord says: Are you to build a house for Me to live in? From the time I brought … Continue reading

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He is The King I Follow

So all the elders of Israel came to King David at Hebron, and he made an agreement with them in Hebron in the presence of the Lord. Then they poured oil on David to make him king over Israel. David … Continue reading

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I Have Sinned

This is the Lord’s response to David’s adultery with Bathsheba and the murder of her husband, Uriah.  Nathan, the prophet, has gone to David with a story of a rich man who takes the only lamb of a poor man … Continue reading

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Just and Right for All

David reigned over all Israel, doing what was just and right for all his people. 2 Samuel 8:15 (NIV) This one line in the middle of this book jumped at me today. David had power over all of Israel. This … Continue reading

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Wednesday Morning Devotion (Monuments)

Note:  Today’s devotional is taken from yesterday’s Running Toward the Goal, since I think it is so relevant.   18When Absalom was alive, he had set up a stone monument for himself in King’s Valley. He explained, “I don’t have … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Devotion (How to Be a Hero)

9Next was Eleazar son of Dodo the Ahohite. He was among the three heroes, and he was with David when they defied the Philistines who had gathered for war. All the Israelite troops fled, 10but he stood his ground and … Continue reading

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