On his dying bed, David gives instructions to Solomon and anoints him as King of Israel. By doing this he puts down the rebellion of Adonijah and preserves the royal line through which the Messiah will come.
Near the end of his life David encourages his son to build the Temple for God and do it with a heart of gold. In this speech to Solomon and the nation of Israel, David models for us his own heart of generosity and love for God and His glory.
In this message we learn the importance of putting God at the center of our lives. David has a heart for God and demonstrated that by preparing Solomon to build the Temple. David models for us a heart of worship in reverence and awe.
David comes to his latter years and falls in pride. However, David is a man who could admit he was wrong and David repents of his sin and makes it right with God. This message will focus on what it means to be a humble person of God.
Getting weary is part of life under the sun. Believers face trials and tribulations just like unbelievers, but Jesus Christ has overcome the world. David is a model for believers to keep pushing on trusting God even when life continues to be difficult.
Getting old is part of life, but when we serve God we can grow old with purpose to the glory of God. This message shows how when a person dedicates themselves to the cause of God, generosity and loyalty come with it.
This message will detail the return of David and the ensuing difficulties he had to face. The message is a reminder of the return of David’s greater Son the Lord Jesus Christ.
This message will detail the victory of David's army over Absalom's and David's subsequent mourning over his son's death. The message will weave back and forth from David’s situation to the Lord Jesus Christ seeing similarities and contrasts to gain some insight into Christ’s love for His people.
If David could gain strength and comfort from the Lord in his darkest day, you can gain the same comfort in your day of trouble, knowing it is less than what he experienced. This message will focus on David's humiliating trek out of Jerusalem and the people he meets on his way out.
David is run out of his kingdom by the son who he loved unconditionally. It is a painful lesson to learn under the discipline from the Lord because of his sin. Special attention will be paid to David foreshadowing the Lord Jesus Christ.