Summary: Your sins will find you out.
David’s Despicable Deeds Disclosed
July 1, 2012 Evening Service
Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK
Message Point: Your sins will find you out.
Focus Passage: 2 Samuel 12:1-14
Supplemental Passage: "But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against the LORD, and be sure your sin will find you out. (Numbers 32:23 NASB)
Introduction: Relate personal story of discovery of wife’s brain tumor.
I. The Deed (Adultery)
a. Lusted after Bathsheba
b. Slept with her
c. Got her pregnant
II. The Deception (Murder)
a. Couldn’t stand the guilt
b. Tried to get Uriah to sleep with her to cover up the deed
c. Uriah wouldn’t do it, so David had him killed in battle
d. David thought he got away with it
III. The Disclosure (Nathan)
a. Nathan dropped by with a problem
b. Nathan got David’s blood boiling with the story of the lamb
c. Nathan dropped the bomb on David and said the bad guy was him
IV. The Declaration (David’s Confession)
a. David owned up to his sin
b. David was truly contrite and wrote Psalm 51 to express his heart
Invitation: All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.
(2 Timothy 3:16-17 NASB)