Revelation 6:7-8. Christ’s reign over all things demonstrated in the midst of judgment.
2 Samuel 2-3. David assumes the throne, but the nation is plunged into chaos.
Luke 19:22. The parable of the stewards points all people to God as the sovereign master.
2 Samuel 1. We return to our series on 1&2 Samuel. The story begins with a fatal deception and a woeful lament.
Job 33:28. Elihu’s speech to Job reminds us to hope in the Lord.
John 3:36. Belief brings life, but unbelief brings wrath.
1 Peter 3:18 and 1 Peter 1:3. Jesus suffered for sins, but God raised him to life.
Hebrews 9:27. God won’t let us rebel forever.
Isaiah 40:26. The Lord calls his people to look around them to see his great power. This leads to their remembering that he holds all power and strength, and he will accomplish his plan.
Revelation 4:11 and Romans 3:10-12. In our first Sunday in the ‘Two Ways to Live’ series we see the first two essential truths of the gospel: God is the creator king, and man has rebelled against that king.
Matthew 27:4. Judas’ wordly sorrow over sin provides a warning on the nature of true repentance.
1 Samuel 31. Saul finally receives the consequences of the promised curses on his dynasty.
1 Samuel 30. The story of David and Saul rushes to its finale. But first, David must undergo one more crisis. How will he respond, and what can we learn from it?
1 Samuel 29. David’s difficulty in Philistine territory provides Christians with insight as to they should live in a world under enemy control.
John 3:19. Jesus’ words challenge believers to be grateful, be alert, and be light.
1 Samuel 28:3-25. The payment for Saul’s continual rebellion begins to come due.
1 Samuel 27:1-28:2. Saul’s murderous quest forces David to take extreme measures.
Luke 18:7. Jesus instructs his disciples to pray as persistently as the widow.
1 Samuel 26. David again shows mercy to Saul and demonstrates that his hope is in God for vindication.