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Life of David


A Study in the life of the most open and fascinating character of the Old Testament - the poet and king of Israel, David.

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1 Samuel 16 Look on the Heart - The ancestry, early life and beginning of fame for King David.
1 Samuel 17 Spiritual Warfare - Spiritual warfare, as typified in David's combat with Goliath.
1 Samuel 18 Envy - Envy that rots the soul - Saul envying the accomplishments of David.
1 Samuel 19; Psalm 59 God Is My Refuge - The refuge in God, as expressed in David's psalms.
1 Samuel 20 Friendship - The friendship of Jonathan and David.
1 Samuel 20-24 Growing in Adversity -  David's dealings with Abimilech, Doeg the Edomite and Saul.
1 Samuel 25 Bundles and Slings - David and Abigail, wife of Nabal - the fool.
1 Samuel 30 Christian Leadership - David pursues the Amelekites - all will share and share alike.
2 Samuel 6 Civil War - Civil war in Israel (and America).
2 Samuel 6 The Awesome God - David returns the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem - dancing to his wife's disgust.
2 Samuel 7 Plans, Promises and Prayers - David receives the plans for the Temple.
2 Samuel 11 Anatomy of a Murder - David and Bathsheba - sin concealed.
2 Samuel 12; Psalm 51 The Way Home - A study of David's repentance when his adultery and murder are revealed.
2 Samuel 13 The Mechanics of Sin - Amnon's rape of Tamar; Absalom murders Amnon.
2 Samuel 14-20 Heartache - The heartache of Absalom's rebellion and death.
2 Samuel 22 David's Victory Song - David's Song of Victory.
1 Chronicles 21 Cost of Sacrifice - David will not offer a burnt sacrifice which costs him nothing.

These lessons were originally delivered in 2000