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  • The Message Of Ahimaaz Lives On Today Series

    Contributed by David Rigg on May 4, 2015
     | 3,491 views

    This sermon is about delivering the full message of the Bible, not just what people want to hear!

    The Message of Ahimaaz Lives On Today 2 Samuel 18:19-33 19Then Ahimaaz the son of Zadok said, "Let me run now and take the news to the king, how the LORD has avenged him of his enemies." 20And Joab said to him, "You shall not take the news this day, for you shall take the news another day. But ...read more

  • Pride Goes Before A Fall Series

    Contributed by David Rigg on Apr 26, 2015
     | 2,038 views

    This sermon deals with the sin of pride as well as other lessons we can learn from Absalom.

    Pride Goes Before A Fall 2 Samuel 18:1-18 1 And David numbered the people who were with him, and set captains of thousands and captains of hundreds over them. 2Then David sent out one third of the people under the hand of Joab, one third under the hand of Abishai the son of Zeruiah, Joab's ...read more

  • Treasuring God's Love Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Oct 1, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,210 views

    A story of grief and love

    “Treasuring God’s Love” 2 Sam. 18:5-33 This morning I am simply going to share A STORY with you, a true story; an ancient, yet contemporary story. No fancy outline, not three points, or four or two points, no alliteration - just a story with some comments. It’s A STORY ...read more

  • Are You Backsliding?

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Jan 6, 2012
     | 1,647 views

    A sermon that causes self-examination by asking "are you backsliding?" The sermon focuses on Absalom and Ahithophel.

    2 Samuel 18:18 KJV Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place. I. ...read more

  • My Three Sons

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 7, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,355 views

    Dramatic monologue as if David were speaking: he starved emotionally his son Adonijah, he indulged his son Solomon, and he distanced himself from his son Absalom.

    "Bless the Lord, 0 my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the Lord, 0 my soul, and do not forget all his benefits ... as a father has compassion for his children, so the Lord has compassion for those who fear him." As a father has compassion for his children … When I ...read more

  • Fathers Day 2008 Lessons From A Famous Father

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Jun 16, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,072 views

    Miles of distance and centuries of time separate us from King David. He was a king and we are commoners. Still, despite the distance and the differences we can learn much about being fathers in this present day by looking at this father of long ago.

    Disclaimer Please note that all my sermons come from the Lord. But I get my info from many sources from my library and other sources. I do not claim all material as my originality. I don’t quote all sources but I give credit to the Lord who is the author of all sermons. “All originality and no ...read more

  • The Truth, The Whole Truth, Nothing But The Truth

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Sep 23, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,119 views

    The tragedy of the church today is that we have only proclaimed a partial message. The proclamation of salvation without repentance is a tragedy because it is a mockery to the cross. But the proclamation of salvation without the Holy Spirit is the greates

    King David was one of the most perplexing paradoxes of biblical history. • He has been called the highest star in the Old Testament. • He has provided our most beautiful scriptures in the Psalms. • He was the greatest King of Israel. • His life was such a paragon of all the virtues of ...read more

  • "Rules Of The Road"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on May 26, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,036 views

    Ahimaaz and Cushi would be running a "race." As Christians, we too, are running a race. There are some "rules of the road" that you need to know before you begin the race.

    Monday Morning Greeting, May 24, 2004 Enough is enough. One thunder storm after another.... oh, well. I am looking forward to a quiet sky with something blue in it. We have had record rainfall... that’s the weather report. A lot of encouraging things at the Church yesterday. We had ...read more

  • Absalom's Place

    Contributed by Ivan Casteel on Apr 13, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,998 views

    The man who wanted to be King, but destroyed himself.

    DATE ABSALOM’S PLACE II Samuel 18:18 - 2Sa 18:18 Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king’s dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom’s ...read more

  • A Father's Failure

    Contributed by Andy Almendarez on Mar 30, 2004
    based on 22 ratings
     | 4,324 views

    Are you a father or a daddy?

    A Father’s Failure Scripture Reading: 2 Samuel 18:24-33 Text: 2 Samuel 18:33 Sermon Idea: Are you a father or a daddy? The May 4, 1999 issue of Sports Illustrated has a very telling cover. On the cover it talks about the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs but the cover picture and story ...read more

  • The Grief Of The Father

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 54 ratings
     | 6,049 views

    This sermon relates the grief of David over the death of Absalom to God’s grief over our sin.

    Turn with me to 2 Samuel 18. Read 2 Samuel 18:24-33. Here we see a sad picture. King David is well advanced in years. He is no longer the young vibrant man that he once was. He is a broken man. The years had taken their toll on this once strong warrior. He had seen his family fall apart ...read more

  • "Is The Child Safe?"

    Contributed by William Wilmore, Jr. on Jul 16, 2003
    based on 90 ratings
     | 11,008 views

    David asked, concerning the fate of his rebel son Absalom, "Is the child safe?" It is a question parents of today and the church of today needs to ask.

    32And the king said unto Cushi, Is the young man Absalom safe? And Cushi answered, The enemies of my lord the king, and all that rise against thee to do thee hurt, be as that young man is. 33And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept: and as he went, thus he ...read more

  • To My Sons…

    Contributed by Don Mcclain on Jan 23, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 1,734 views

    The essence of life is contained in accepting responsibilities, setting and keeping the right priorities and focusing on eternity.

    INTRODUCTION- 1. Both of my sons are going through some big changes . . . . 2. My sons, this sermon is to you and for you. Of course what I have to say to you will hopefully express the same desire of every parent for their sons and daughters. I. A FATHER’S RESPONSIBILITIES A. YOUR ...read more

  • A Father's Failure

    Contributed by Robert Kerr on Jun 11, 2002
    based on 102 ratings
     | 7,799 views

    Why did David lose his son Absalom?

    Text: 2 Sam 18:33b "O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! would God I had died for thee, O Absalom, my son, my son" King David Question: Why did David lose his son Absalom? I/ FIRST, NOTICE THE REALM OF DAVID’S FAILURE 1. Not as a warrior - 1 Sam 17:32&45 (Goliath) 2. Not as an adopted ...read more

  • To Be A Champion

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 32 ratings
     | 1,080 views

    Just as with athletics, being a champion in your Christian walk is greatly influenced by your preparations.

    To Be A Champion 1 Cor. 9:24-27 2 Sam. 18:28 I. You must be a part of the team A. Jesus is the coach - the head of the body 1. What He commands we are to do 2. He has given us an open invitation to join Him a. Salvation b. Ministry c. In eternity B. You must ...read more