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.
Ephesians 3:8. God shows his favour to his people by sending messengers to preach the gospel.
2 Samuel 7. God shows his great faithfulness to his people through his covenant with David.
Luke 15:25. Jesus’ parable teaches of a distant son and a sinner restored.
2 Samuel 6. David brings the ark to Jerusalem, and in so doing, learns about both holiness and joy.
Hebrews 12:22. Jesus is better than Sinai or Jerusalem.
2 Samuel 5. God fulfils his promise to David and gives him a kingdom, a city, and a victory.
Matthew 7:1-2. Christians are to judge justly, using a righteous scale both for themselves and for others.
2 Samuel 4. The beginning of David’s reign is filled with violence. This shows us that men are wicked. But there is hope: God is just.
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.