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David And Bathsheba (Part 3 of 3)

This is the last sermon in our series on David and Bathsheba. Last week we learned that God sent Nathan the prophet to rebuke David and confront David with his adultery with Bathsheba and the murder of her husband Uriah. This talk opened up David’s eyes. David finally saw what he did in the same way that God saw what he had done, and he was horrified.

2 Samuel 12:13 Then David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the Lord.” Nathan replied, “The Lord has taken away your sin. Continue Reading →

David And Bathsheba (Part 2)

Here is the second part of our study of David and Bathsheba. In this second part, we see how God opened up David’s eyes to what he was doing, and the consequences that followed.

Here is a quick review. What happened to David? How did he get in such a mess?

Let’s review what happened.

David neglected his responsibilities as king and ignored God’s commandments, and did his own thing.
David saw Bathsheba bathing and this incited his lust. Continue Reading →

David and Bathsheba (Part 1 of 3)

Here is the sermon I taught last Sunday. It is longer than my normal post. I think it’s worth reading! I hope you get something from it! God bless, Dick

When I was in junior high I was given a book report assignment. I went to the school library and checked out a book about David. Yes, the David of the Bible! My! How things have changed!

David quickly became one of my favorite heroes. It was easy for me to identify with David because many of his heroic exploits were done as a teenager. Continue Reading →