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2 Samuel 19 - AMP

2 So the victory that day was turned into mourning for all the people, for they heard it said, The king grieves for his son. 3 The people slipped into the city stealthily that day as humiliated people steal away when they flee in battle. 4 But the king covered his face and cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son! 5 And Joab came into the house to the king and said, You have today covered the faces of all your servants with shame, who this day have saved your life and the lives of your sons and your daughters and the lives of your wives and concubines. 6 For you love those who hate you and hate those who love you. You have declared today that princes and servants are nothing to you; for today I see that if Absalom had lived and all the rest of us had died, you would be well pleased. 7 So now arise, go out and speak kindly and encouragingly to your servants; for I swear by the Lord that if you do not go, not a man will remain with you this night. And this will be worse for you than all the evil that has befallen you from your youth until now. 8 Then the king arose and sat in the gate. And all were told, The king is sitting in the gate, and they all came before the king. Now Israel had fled, every man to his home. 9 And all the people were at strife throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, The king delivered us from the hands of our enemies, and he saved us from the hands of the Philistines. And now he has fled out of the land from Absalom. 10 And Absalom, whom we anointed over us, is dead in battle. So now, why do you say nothing about bringing back the king? 11 And King David sent to Zadok and to Abiathar the priests, saying, Say to the elders of Judah, Why are you the last to bring the king back to his house, when the word of all Israel has come to the king, to bring him to his house? 12 You are my kinsmen; you are my bone and my flesh. Why then are you the last to bring back the king? 13 And say to Amasa, Are you not of my bone and of my flesh? May God do so to me, and more also, if you are not commander of my army hereafter in place of Joab. 14 He inclined the hearts of all the men of Judah as one man, so they sent word to , Return, you and all your servants. 15 So returned and came to the Jordan. And Judah came to Gilgal to meet the king, to conduct him over the Jordan. 16 And Shimei son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, hastily came down with the men of Judah to meet King David, 17 And 1,000 men of Benjamin with him. And Ziba, the servant of the house of Saul, and his fifteen sons and twenty servants with him, rushed to the Jordan and pressed quickly into the king's presence. 18 And there went over a ferryboat to bring over the king's household and to do what he thought good. And Shimei son of Gera fell down before the king as David came to the Jordan, 19 And said to the king, Let not my lord impute iniquity to me and hold me guilty, nor remember what your servant did the day my lord went out of Jerusalem ; may the king not take it to heart. 20 For your servant knows that I have sinned; therefore, behold, I am today the first of all the house of Joseph to come down to meet my lord the king. 21 But Abishai son of Zeruiah said, Shall not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the Lord's anointed? 22 David said, What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah, that you should be an adversary to me today? Shall anyone be put to death today in Israel? For do not I know that I am this day king over Israel? 23 Therefore the king said to Shimei, You shall not die . And the king gave him his oath. 24 Mephibosheth the son of Saul came down to meet the king, and had not dressed his feet, trimmed his beard, or washed his clothes from the day the king left until he returned in peace and safety. 25 And when he came to Jerusalem to meet the king, David said to him, Why did you not go with me, Mephibosheth? 26 He said, My lord O king, my servant deceived me; for I said, Saddle me the donkey that I may ride on it and go to the king, for your servant is lame . 27 He has slandered your servant to my lord the king. But the king is as an angel of God; so do what is good in your eyes. 28 For all of my father's house were but doomed to death before my lord the king; yet you set your servant among those who ate at your own table. What right therefore have I to cry any more to the king? 29 The king said to him, Why speak any more of your affairs? I say, You and Ziba divide the land. 30 Mephibosheth said to the king, Oh, let him take it all, since my lord the king has returned home in safety and peace. 31 Now Barzillai the Gileadite came down from Rogelim and went on to the Jordan with the king to conduct him over the Jordan. 32 Now Barzillai was a very aged man, even eighty years old; and he had provided the king with food while he remained at Mahanaim, for he was a very great man. 33 And the king said to Barzillai, Come over with me, and I will provide for you with me in Jerusalem. 34 And Barzillai said to the king, How much longer have I to live, that it would be worthwhile for me to go up with the king to Jerusalem? 35 I am this day eighty years old. Could I now discern between good and evil? Can your servant appreciate what I eat or drink? Can I any longer enjoy the voices of singing men and women? Why then should your servant be still a burden to my lord the king? 36 Your servant will only go over the Jordan with the king. Why should the king repay me with such a reward? 37 Let your servant turn back again, that I may die in my own city and be buried by the grave of my father and mother. But here is your servant Chimham; let him go over with my lord the king. And do to him what shall seem good to you. 38 The king answered, Chimham shall go over with me, and I will do to him what seems good to you; and whatever you ask of me I will do for you. 39 So all the people went over the Jordan. When the king had crossed over, he kissed Barzillai and blessed him, and returned to his own place. 40 Then the king went on to Gilgal, and Chimham went with him; and all the people of Judah and also half the people of Israel escorted the king. 41 And all the men of Israel came to the king and said to him, Why have our kinsmen, the men of Judah, stolen you away and have brought the king and his household over the Jordan, and all David's men with him? 42 But all the men of Judah answered the men of Israel, Because the king is near of kin to us. Why then be angry about it? Have we eaten at all at the king's expense? Or has he given us any gift? 43 Then the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, We have ten shares in the king; and we have more right to David than you have. Why then did you despise and ignore us? Were we not the first to speak of our bringing back our king? But the words of the men of Judah were more violent than the charges of the men of Israel.

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Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 247
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Bringing Back the King
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Summary: Bringing Back the King
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:9-20:1
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 190
Daniel Habben avatar
Agents of Grace: Absalom
Shared by: Daniel Habben on Nov, 2015
Summary: Learn how God's chastisement is indeed an agent of his grace and not an agent of God's anger.
Scripture: 2 Samuel 15:1-19:8
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 300
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Shared by: John McCormack on Aug, 2015
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When Troublemakers Show Up
Shared by: David Rigg on Jun, 2015
Summary: As hard as we might try, we can't please everyone. When troublemakers show up, they look for disputes to make even worse. That's what this sermon deals with.
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The Difference Between Mercy And Grace
Shared by: David Rigg on Jun, 2015
Summary: How can you explain the difference between mercy and grace? This sermon will help.
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What To Do When A Friend Loses A Loved One
Shared by: David Rigg on May, 2015
Summary: What should we do when a friend loses a loved one to death? This sermon gives us some answers.
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Life study of Chimham - A type of christian believer
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Mar, 2015
Summary: To show by SM (secret message) that what we have obtained like eternal life and great favors all came from GOD's Divine effort and no human effort was made to get or obtain it. Why this verse? Because it has a signature of the Aleph-Tav.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:40
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 538
Nelson Emeonu avatar
Shared by: Nelson Emeonu on Jul, 2014
Summary: Our Master, Jesus Christ is coming back to take His people home. He revealed this with the story of a man who went to a far journey and gave authority to his servants. He assigned each with some responsibilities and to occupy till He comes back.
Series: Part 1
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Shared by: Nelson Emeonu on Jul, 2014
Summary: The story of Jesus had happened before in a picture as portrayed with the return of the King David to establish his reign in Jerusalem.
Series: Part 2
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:10-12
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 293
Dennis Davidson avatar
Shared by: Dennis Davidson on Mar, 2014
Summary: Barzillai ventured & volunteered to help king David during the most darkest moment of David's life, while David was running away from his own son Absalom.
Series: David
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:31-39
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 5,778
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Shared by: bala samson on Jul, 2013
Summary: The word ‘help’ is pretty rare in a society that turns a blind-eye and deaf-ear to the cries and pleas of people in need! This being the scenario, ‘help during times of danger’ is a rare commodity that we seldom hear of.
Series: Barzillai
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:32-35
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 853
Rodney Kelley avatar
When the King Returns
Shared by: Rodney Kelley on Sep, 2010
Summary: Are you ready for when Jesus comes? Will you be ashamed or rewarded?
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:15-40
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 754
Tim Patrick avatar
Becoming An Encourager
Shared by: Tim Patrick on Jul, 2009
Summary: In this sermon you will see the damage of discouragement and ways of becoming an encourager.
based on 31 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:1-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,883
David Owens avatar
The Necessity and Beauty of Forgiveness
Shared by: David Owens on Jun, 2009
Summary: As David comes back into power, and returns to Jerusalem, Shimei seeks David’s forgiveness for the way he had offended David earlier. David graciously forgave him.
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You've Got A Friend
Shared by: David Owens on Jun, 2009
Summary: As David’s world begins to crumble around him, his friends begin to show up and lend their support. A true friend is someone who comes in when the whole world has gone out.
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 15:1-19:7
Views: 4,030
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Que Regrese el Rey
Shared by: Craig Benner on Jul, 2008
Summary: El Rey se ha ausentado de muchos templos, de muchos hogares, y de muchas vidas porque ellos han aceptado a otro rey.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:9-15
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 501
Darren Rogers avatar
Shared by: Darren Rogers on May, 2008
Summary: What character of the Bible best describes you? Do you start out well only to finish poorly and offer God every excuse you can think of?
based on 31 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:32
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 6,008
David Johnston avatar
Bringing the King Back
Shared by: David Johnston on Jul, 2007
Summary: We need to bring the King back to HIS house in our 1. Commitment 2. Prayer 3. Praise 4. Worship
based on 14 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:9-15
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 8,134
Mel  Shepherd avatar
Can I Exhibit Loyalty?
Shared by: Mel Shepherd on Jul, 2007
Summary: After David’s son Absalom was killed the people were in need of a king. Many people will cross David’s path as he returns to Jerusalem to be their king. Some of those people he will be able to trust as loyal friends from the past, but others he will not b
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:2-24
Views: 1,321
Dean Morgan avatar
How Will You Meet The King
Shared by: Dean Morgan on Feb, 2005
Summary: We are presented with 5 different people who met the king. Each one meets him with a different attitude and from a different point of view. Needless to say, before we are done, we will see that not everyone was happy to see the king.
based on 65 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:15
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 4,252
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How do you welcome a king?
Shared by: Dean Rhine on Dec, 2003
Summary: Comparing David’s return to throne with Jesus
based on 25 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:9-20:22
Views: 5,966
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Profile of a Prime-Timer
Shared by: charles clary on Jul, 2003
Summary: This is a message to Senior Adults using the Old Testament story of Barzillai as a backdrop.
based on 50 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:31-37
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,530
Kenneth Squires avatar
When You Blow It as A Parent
Shared by: Kenneth Squires on Apr, 2003
Summary: As we descend deep into the world of family matters we cross the crevice of “when you blow it as a parent.” I want to help you navigate safely to the base camp of another challenging aspect of the parental climb
based on 48 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,627
Robert Leroe avatar
Shared by: Robert Leroe on Jul, 2002
Summary: We extend compassion as wounded healers. But before we can help others, we have to learn how to weep. The word compassion means “to suffer with others”.
based on 57 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:1-10
Denomination: Congregational
Views: 2,195
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Messy Mephibosheth
Shared by: Robert Leroe on Jul, 2002
Summary: Readiness for the King’s return
based on 41 ratings
Denomination: Congregational
Views: 3,580
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More Than Anything, I Want The King
Shared by: Phillip Frady on Apr, 2002
Summary: A desire for the presence and purpose of God must supercede the desire for the things that God can give to us. Miphobesheth valued the person of King David more than the material goods.
based on 47 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:24-30
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,050
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How Will You Meet The King?
Shared by: Bo Dunford on Mar, 2002
Summary: Four ways to meet the King of Kings.
based on 79 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:15
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 15,333
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How To Love The King
Shared by: Bo Dunford on Mar, 2002
Summary: How should we love King Jesus?
based on 21 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 19:24-30
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,306
Doug Johnston avatar
A Sheltering Tree
Shared by: Doug Johnston on Jan, 2002
Summary: God’s face in crisis often is seen in the face of friends He sends to help us, or in our face as He directs us to help others.
based on 36 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 15:1-19:43
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 593