John 10:14-15. Jesus shows that he is the fullest example of the shepherd in Psalm 23.
Psalm 23. David’s psalm points believers to the shepherd’s care, the shepherd’s guidance, and the shepherd’s grace.
Luke 15:17-21. Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son gives believers a pattern of what repentance looks like.
Psalm 32. David’s Psalm of repentance gives believers significant insight into how they should think of repentance themselves.
Ephesians 1:4. Before he formed the world, God chose us in Christ as a people for himself.
In times of difficulty, we must cry out to the Lord, acknowledge the trial and return to hope.
Romans 8:32. God gave us Jesus. Can we lack anything else?
Proverbs 3:5-8. Wisdom comes from the Lord.
Galatians 6:8-9. Paul teaches the principle of sowing and reaping.
2 Samuel 13. The disastrous story of Amnon and Tamar is the beginning of God’s judgment on David’s house.
1 John 1:8-9. Believers do not have to be afraid of admitting their sin. In fact, that is precisely what they are called to do.
2 Samuel 12. After David’s dramatic fall in 2 Samuel 11, God graciously restores him and accepts his repentance.
James 1:13-15. You can’t blame God for your sin. You sin because you want to. Sin can only end in death.
2 Samuel 11. David’s fall into sexual sin and murder gives Christians warnings about the nature and progression of sin. Yet God’s grace is still evident.
Ephesians 6:12. The battle for Christians is spiritual rather than physical.
2 Samuel 10. God continues to give David victory. David’s kingdom seems to be on an unstoppable rise.
2 Timothy 1:16-18. Onesiphorus provides a pattern for how believers may refresh one another in the Lord.
2 Samuel 9. David’s kindness and covenant loyalty to Mephibosheth flows from God’s covenant kindness to him.
Romans 13:14. Paul reminds the church to be clothed with Christ rather than the deeds of the flesh.
2 Samuel 8. David’s divine enablement for rule is demonstrated through the victories and success God gives him.