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Why Solomon Executed Adonijah

I was wondering why Solomon would execute Adonijah(his brother) (1 Kings 2:13-25) simply because he asked to be given Abishag, the Shunammite woman. But looking deep into it, Adonijah had a hidden agenda towards his request. 1,690 more words


No, David, it does NOT take 'two to tango'

Originally preached on October 19, 2014, at St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, Columbus, NE.  Scripture:  2 Samuel 12:1-9 (Nathan confronts David)

Trigger warning:  this sermon tackles issues of slut-shaming, rape/sexual assault, and sexual harassment. 1,913 more words


2 Samuel – “a man after God’s heart”

When Samuel told King Saul, “But now your kingdom shall not endure,” he went on to tell him that “the Lord has sought out for Himself a man after His own heart, and the LORD has appointed him as ruler over His people” 350 more words


FAILURE & What Often Causes Great Leaders to Fall #David #ORGANIXbook

by Bob Whitesel, 10/20/14

Let’s look at a great man of God at one of his lowest points. David was king of all Israel. A major player in Near Eastern politics, David commanded the greatest kingdom Israel was ever to know in ancient times. 450 more words

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Beauty Without Substance - Bathsheba

2 Samuel 11:2 – Then it happened one evening that David arose from his bed and walked on the roof of the king’s house. And from the roof he saw a woman bathing, and the woman was very beautiful to behold.

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Adultery by a King

S (Scripture): 2 Samuel 11:2 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of his palace. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. 441 more words

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1st and 2nd Samuel

Here’s some background info on the book we’ll be reading from on Sunday:

In the books of 1st and 2nd Samuel, we see the shift of Israel from a nebulous, largely tribal group of people toward a more organized monarchy. 419 more words