Mark 10:43-45 What does it mean for us to truly serve others?
The Book of the Reign of David II Samuel 5: 4-5 David was 30 years old when he became king and he reigned over Judah 7 years and six months and in Jerusalem he reigned over all Israel and Judah 33 years
The Divine Confirmation of the throne in Israel
The Perpetuation of the Davidic Rule – verses 11-16 House or posterity – verses 11-13 Throne or royal authority verse 13 Kingdom or sphere of rule – verses 13-16 All of the above are secured forever Psalms 89:3-4;20-37 is a confirmation of the Davidic Covenant
It would be unconditional because it would be fulfilled in the Messiah Acts 2:29-31
This was a sure prophecy of Christ First prophecy was made to Adam Genesis 3:15
God said, why did you despise my word and despise me
David confessed his sin without making excuses II Samuel 12:13 Psalms 32; 51
Romans 6:23 The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life
The rest of the book is about David’s troubles The first son of Bathsheba died, but the second one Solomon lived and succeeded David Amnon his son raped Tamar, Absalom’s sister Absalom kills Amnon Absalom conspires to take the nation from his father. He has wooed the people to support him even Judah
David who is no longer confident and sure as a leader flees the country Joab kills Absalom The men who have fought to save David return home in shame because David is mourning Absalom David returns to Jerusalem and finishes his reign
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