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2 Samuel 13 - NIV

Amnon and Tamar

1 In the course of time, Amnon son of David fell in love with Tamar, the beautiful sister of Absalom son of David.

2 Amnon became so obsessed with his sister Tamar that he made himself ill. She was a virgin, and it seemed impossible for him to do anything to her.

3 Now Amnon had an adviser named Jonadab son of Shimeah, David’s brother. Jonadab was a very shrewd man.

4 He asked Amnon, “Why do you, the king’s son, look so haggard morning after morning? Won’t you tell me?”
Amnon said to him, “I’m in love with Tamar, my brother Absalom’s sister.”

5 “Go to bed and pretend to be ill,” Jonadab said. “When your father comes to see you, say to him, ‘I would like my sister Tamar to come and give me something to eat. Let her prepare the food in my sight so I may watch her and then eat it from her hand.’”

6 So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill. When the king came to see him, Amnon said to him, “I would like my sister Tamar to come and make some special bread in my sight, so I may eat from her hand.”

7 David sent word to Tamar at the palace: “Go to the house of your brother Amnon and prepare some food for him.”

8 So Tamar went to the house of her brother Amnon, who was lying down. She took some dough, kneaded it, made the bread in his sight and baked it.

9 Then she took the pan and served him the bread, but he refused to eat.
“Send everyone out of here,” Amnon said. So everyone left him.

10 Then Amnon said to Tamar, “Bring the food here into my bedroom so I may eat from your hand.” And Tamar took the bread she had prepared and brought it to her brother Amnon in his bedroom.

11 But when she took it to him to eat, he grabbed her and said, “Come to bed with me, my sister.”

12 “No, my brother!” she said to him. “Don’t force me! Such a thing should not be done in Israel! Don’t do this wicked thing.

13 What about me? Where could I get rid of my disgrace? And what about you? You would be like one of the wicked fools in Israel. Please speak to the king; he will not keep me from being married to you.”

14 But he refused to listen to her, and since he was stronger than she, he raped her.




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Shared by: Kevin Hall on Feb, 2016
Summary: This is sermon series is a 3 part Expository Sermons that deal with the issues of Sexual Abuse and how the Church needs to respond.
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-5
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 544
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Shared by: Kevin Hall on Feb, 2016
Summary: Expository Sermon dealing with Sexual Abuse and victims of Rape, Molestation and Incest
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Shared by: Michael Stark on Feb, 2016
Summary: Christians must distinguish between love and lust. The message is a study of a young man who failed to distinguish between love and lust, bringing great sorrow upon the nation and ultimately condemning himself to a violent death.
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 516
Mark Gil  Petallar avatar
Fear God
Shared by: Mark Gil Petallar on Oct, 2015
Summary: The prophesy in 2 Sam. 12:11 is fulfilled here. The calamity from God to David's household was just, destructive and unstoppable for who can stop an angry God? No one. So the point is to fear God and to think twice before intentionally sinning against God
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-39
Denomination: Free Methodist
Views: 707
David Jeffery avatar
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Shared by: David Jeffery on Jul, 2015
Summary: A transcript of a narrative sermon from 2 Samuel 13 dealing with resentment and unforgiveness. Homiletical statement: A heart of resentment destroys your relationships and only leads to death.
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-39
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 524
David Rigg avatar
Be Careful With Advice You Get From Friends
Shared by: David Rigg on Jan, 2015
Summary: This sermon shows what happens when we listen to bad advice from friends and that we should choose or friends wisely.
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Shared by: David Tack on Jun, 2014
Summary: Hanging On Can Be Defined As: 1. To cling tightly to something. 2. To continue persistently; persevere. 3. To keep a telephone connection open. 4. To wait for a short period of time.
Rick Boyne avatar
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Shared by: Rick Boyne on Aug, 2012
Summary: We must not give in to our temptation and be overtaken by our lusts.
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-14
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 718
Paul Getter avatar
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Shared by: Paul Getter on Jan, 2012
Summary: Who we associate with can often times determine our destiny.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-5
Denomination: Apostolic
Views: 9,862
Kyle Idleman avatar
Burned: Destroyed by Desire
Shared by: Kyle Idleman on Sep, 2010
Summary: A sermon from a series on the treachery of sexual sin.
based on 36 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-22
Views: 11,103
Jeffery Anselmi avatar
Priorities of Life
Shared by: Jeffery Anselmi on May, 2010
Summary: David struggled with his life priorities. We can learn from him.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-37
Views: 3,484
Jim Nicodem avatar
David and his Prodigal
Shared by: Jim Nicodem on Jul, 2009
Summary: A message to encourage parents from the story of Amnon and Tamar.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-18:33
Views: 1,396
Michael Stark avatar
When Love Turns to Lust
Shared by: Michael Stark on Apr, 2009
Summary: A young man confusing lust for love unleashes havoc on the Kingdom of David. His actions serve to caution us not to confuse lust for love.
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-19
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,960
Mike Wilkins avatar
Praying in Tragedy
Shared by: Mike Wilkins on Nov, 2008
Summary: David teaches how to pray in dysfunction and tragedy
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-18:33
Denomination: *other
Views: 620
Rick Gillespie- Mobley avatar
Beware Of Bad Advice
Shared by: Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jun, 2008
Summary: This is the 4th sermon in the series on the fallout from King David’s decision with Bathsheba. Bad Advice can lead us astray. See the video or download audio at www.glenvillenewlife.com
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-9
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 4,496
Vera Hughes avatar
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Shared by: Vera Hughes on Feb, 2008
Summary: God’s plan for you is ALL good! You can arise now and say, "I am God’s best". Dr. Hughes challenges you to take a leap of faith and believe that God made you His best.
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-20
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 2,634
Mel  Shepherd avatar
Parents, Protect Your Children
Shared by: Mel Shepherd on Jul, 2007
Summary: How is David going to respond the fact that his daughter has been raped by his own son?
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-22
Views: 2,226
Mel  Shepherd avatar
How to Rise a Rebellious Child
Shared by: Mel Shepherd on Jul, 2007
Summary: “Every Problem has a Root Cause”
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-18:33
Views: 3,814
Clarence Peters avatar
Home Boundaries: The Leading Parent
Shared by: Clarence Peters on Feb, 2007
Summary: God’s holiness and love provides an excellent framework for parenting in healthy ways in families. Neglect one to your peril.
based on 15 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-14:33
Denomination: Mennonite
Views: 4,353
Michael Martin avatar
The Shame & Folly of SIn
Shared by: Michael Martin on Dec, 2006
Summary: The story of Amnon and Tamar shows us the Shame and Folly of sin.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-14
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,146
Pat Damiani avatar
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Shared by: Pat Damiani on Jul, 2006
Summary: Eighth in a series on the life of David. This messages focuses on how to deal with suffering.
based on 19 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-18:33
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,555
Jerry Flury avatar
Everybody Needs a Friend
Shared by: Jerry Flury on Jul, 2006
Summary: The wrong kind of friend will lead you into sin. You need the right kind of friend who will be comitted to you, be honest with you and build you up. Everybody needs that kind of friend.
based on 19 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-17
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 4,286
Jeff Strite avatar
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Shared by: Jeff Strite on Apr, 2005
Summary: There were 3 things missing in this tragic story that undermined David’s family and nearly destroyed his kingdom. Do you know what they are?
based on 66 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-39
Views: 17,393
Rick Gillespie- Mobley avatar
What Should I Do With This Anger
Shared by: Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Aug, 2004
Summary: This sermon deals with ways to handle the stress of anger.
based on 33 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:7-33
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 699
Chris Appleby avatar
Trouble in the king's Household
Shared by: Chris Appleby on Feb, 2004
Summary: As great a king as David was, he was still a human king with all the flaws of any human being. It would take the coming of Jesus before we had a king who truly reflected God’s heart in all he did; whose leadership would fully reflect God’s character.
based on 40 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-25
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 1,420
Jeffery Anselmi avatar
Focus on Time
Shared by: Jeffery Anselmi on May, 2003
Summary: It takes time invested to raise children. King David is a bad example of how to raise children
based on 31 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-30
Views: 2,149
Anthony  Mancina avatar
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Shared by: Anthony Mancina on Nov, 2002
Summary: How sin eventually evolves into outright rebellion
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-39
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 407
Ernest Parker avatar
The Destruction Of Anger
Shared by: Ernest Parker on Mar, 2002
Summary: This is a sermon on the destruction of anger in our lives.
based on 63 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-18:18
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 4,329
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Shared by: Shawn Drake on Nov, 2001
Summary: This is the 4th sermon in the "Life’s Challenges" series. This sermon looks at when your family collapses and what you can do.
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Scripture: 2 Samuel 13:1-18:33
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Shared by: Lytia Howard on May, 2001
Summary: A powerful message about overcoming the uncontrollable circumstances brought about by changes due to death and leadership.
based on 650 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
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