Summary: The bullseye is God’s righteousness, we have all missed the mark and sinned. We have all been like David and let sin into our lives. This message addresses sin, it’s consequences and the need for repentance.
Sin 2 Samuel 12
1. We have all missed the mark.
God’s bull’s eye is righteousness.
Living right for God.
From Adam on, all men except Jesus
himself have missed the mark
We should thank God when he sends people into our
lives that help us see sin in our
2. Sin has consequences
It ruins our witness. (Caused the
enemies of God to have utter ontempt.)
It affects others. (Uriah,
Bathsheba, their son,)
It despises the Lord and his word.
It brings about the wrath of God.
It leads to death.
3. Repentance has rewards
Notice what repentance was in David’s
He felt the same as God did about
sin. (His anger burned.)
He saw the sin in own life, against
He pleaded with God for mercy.
When it was all done, he worshipped
Repentance brings about the grace of God. (He didn’t
Repentance brings about God’s mercy. (He gave David
Repentance brings about a new start. (David got up,
washed, put on lotions, changed
4. After death there is resurrection.
David- I will go to him, he will not
return to me.
We have hope in Jesus Christ.
He is the only way to resurrection
The Bible is clear what we must do to receive resurrection.
Believe (John 3:16)
Confess (Matt. 10:32)
Repent (Acts 2:38)
Be immersed (Mark 16:16)
(1 Cor. 15:48)