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David: winning away; losing at home Copyright © Simon G. Harris 2011 Scripture quotations taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. Copyright.

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1 David: winning away; losing at home Copyright © Simon G. Harris 2011 Scripture quotations taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission

2 2 Samuel 1-10: David’s Triumphs 11-12: David’s Transgressions 13-24: David’s Troubles 1-10: David’s Triumphs 11-12: David’s Transgressions 13-24: David’s Troubles

3 2 Samuel 7:1-2After the king was settled in his palace and the Lord had given him rest from all his enemies around him, 2 he said to Nathan the prophet, "Here I am, living in a palace of cedar, while the ark of God remains in a tent." David’s Triumphs

4 2 Samuel 7: Your house and your kingdom will endure forever before me; your throne will be established forever.'" 17 Nathan reported to David all the words of this entire revelation. tent." David’s Triumphs A heavenly kingdom A heavenly blessing The promise of resurrection

5 2 Samuel 7:18-22Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and he said: "Who am I, O Sovereign Lord, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far?.."How great you are, O Sovereign Lord! There is no one like you, and there is no God but you, as we have heard with our own ears. David’s Triumphs A heavenly kingdom A heavenly blessing The promise of resurrection The only response is worship

6 2 Samuel 11:11 In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king's men and the whole Israelite army.... But David remained in Jerusalem. David’s Triumphs A heavenly kingdom A heavenly blessing The promise of resurrection The only response is worship Uh oh!

7 2 Samuel 11:1 1 In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king's men and the whole Israelite army.... But David remained in Jerusalem. David’s Transgressions Public persona to private person WHO ARE YOU WHEN NO-ONE IS LOOKING?

8 2 Samuel 11:2 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. The woman was very beautiful, David’s Transgressions - be careful what you look at

9 2 Samuel 11:3and David sent someone to find out about her. The man said, "Isn't this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam and the wife of Uriah the Hittite?" David’s Transgressions - be careful what you look at - who should you listen to?

10 2 Samuel 11:5The woman conceived and sent word to David, saying, "I am pregnant." David’s Transgressions - be careful what you look at - who should you listen to? - one sin leads to another

11 2 Samuel 11:26-27When Uriah's wife heard that her husband was dead, she mourned for him. 27 After the time of mourning was over, David had her brought to his house, and she became his wife and bore him a son. David’s Transgressions - be careful what you look at - who should you listen to? - one sin leads to another - it can all work out on the outside

12 2 Samuel 11:27But the thing David had done displeased the Lord. David’s Transgressions BUT the Lord was displeased

13 Psalms 32:3-5When I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long. For day and night your hand was heavy upon me; my strength was sapped as in the heat of summer. 5 Then I acknowledged my sin to you.. I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the Lord"-- and you forgave the guilt of my sin. David’s Transgressions BUT the Lord was displeased - David was in turmoil

14 2 Samuel 12:5-65 David burned with anger against the man and said to Nathan, "As surely as the Lord lives, the man who did this deserves to die! 6 He must pay for that lamb four times over, because he did such a thing and had no pity." David’s Transgressions - your over-reactions say something about YOU!

15 2 Samuel 12:13Then David said to Nathan, "I have sinned against the Lord." Nathan replied, "The Lord has taken away your sin. You are not going to die. David’s Transgressions - your over-reactions say something about YOU! - God was way more gracious than David

16 2 Samuel 12:14But because by doing this you have made the enemies of the Lord show utter contempt, the son born to you will die." David’s Transgressions - your over-reactions say something about YOU! - God was way more gracious than David - There are often consequences

17 2 Samuel 12:10Now, therefore, the sword will never depart from your house, because you despised me and took the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your own.' David’s Transgressions - your over-reactions say something about YOU! - God was way more gracious than David - There are often consequences

18 2 Samuel 12:11"This is what the Lord says: 'Out of your own household I am going to bring calamity upon you. Before your very eyes I will take your wives and give them to one who is close to you, and he will lie with your wives in broad daylight. David’s Transgressions - your over-reactions say something about YOU! - God was way more gracious than David - There are often consequences

19 Galatians 6:7-8Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. 8 The one who sows to please his sinful nature, from that nature will reap destruction; the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. David’s Transgressions - your over-reactions say something about YOU! - God was way more gracious than David - There are often consequences

20 David’s Troubles - David’s son dies - Amnon rapes Tamar - Absalom kills Amnon - Absalom flees - Absalom estranged - Absalom seizes power - David flees his palace Galatians 6:7-8 Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. 8 The one who sows to please his sinful nature, from that nature will reap destruction; the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.

21 Galatians 6:7-8Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. 2 Samuel 15:30 B But David continued up the Mount of Olives, weeping as he went; his head was covered and he was barefoot. All the people... were weeping David’s Troubles - David’s son dies - Amnon rapes Tamar - Absalom kills Amnon - Absalom flees - Absalom estranged - Absalom seizes power - David flees his palace

22 1 Kings 1:1-4When King David was old...he could not keep warm even when they put covers over him. 2 So his servants said to him, "Let us look for a young virgin to attend the king and take care of him. She can lie beside him.. David’s Troubles - David’s son dies - Amnon rapes Tamar - Absalom kills Amnon - Absalom flees - Absalom estranged - Absalom seizes power - David flees his palace - David dies alone

23 2 Samuel 13:21 1 When King David heard all this, he was furious. David’s Troubles David had made strangers out of his family - a passive father

24 2 Samuel 14:24 But the king said, "He must go to his own house; he must not see my face." So Absalom went to his own house and did not see the face of the king. David’s Troubles David had made strangers out of his family - a passive father - a distant father

25 1 Kings 1:6 (His father had never interfered with him by asking, "Why do you behave as you do?" He was also very handsome and was born next after Absalom.) David’s Troubles David had made strangers out of his family - a passive father - a distant father - an uninvolved father

26 Proverbs 29:15 The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother. David’s Troubles David had made strangers out of his family - a passive father - a distant father - a uninvolved father

27 Proverbs 13:24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. David’s Troubles David had made strangers out of his family - a passive father - a distant father - a uninvolved father

28 Proverbs 13:24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. David’s Troubles David had made strangers out of his family If you win away but lose at home have you won at all?

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