Please forgive Rick’s very casual attire. He had been with someone at the ER the whole night and came straight from the hospital. This message is about the tools we have to demolish strongholds and sin patterns in our lives. There are spiritual tools that we have – this week we focus on confession, prayer, […]
All we like sheep have gone astray, each one has gone it’s own way. This Easter we focus on the God who found us and brought us back into His fold. Looking at the death, burial, and resurrection from the perspective of 3 parables, “The lost sheep, the lost coin, and the lost son”
David is described as being a man after God’s own heart. How is it possible that he be called a man after God’s own heart and yet have this huge sin moment in his life? It leaves us wondering, not just for David, but for ourselves… how can we be a man or woman after […]
How does David respond to his sin when God, through Nathan the Prophet) confronts him?
When David hears from Bathsheeba that she’s pregnant, a fear rises up in him. What if I get caught? And he’s left with, “how do I get out of this?” His experience is a common experience, where our sin catches up with us and it has the chance of exposing us. Let’s learn from God […]
Everyone knows the story of David and Bathseeba. David’s actions are reprehensible from adultery, to lying and scheming, to murder. While those big sins draw our attention, there’s a root sin that often lies unnoticed. This root sin led to the others and had it been dealt with, the story of David & Bathsheeba might […]
David is now settled as King. He is in his palace, things are good. Now he wants to show God’s kindness to someone from Saul’s family. Showing God’s kindness is often much greater than the kindness we would naturally show to others, and the kindness that David shows Mephibosheth is way beyond what most would […]
Sometimes we have a desire to do something or have something happen. How do we respond, when God says no. We learn from David how to respond when we don’t get what we want.
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