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  • Psalm 55 Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Mar 2, 2020
     | 1,631 views

    How excruciating is the heartbreak from the betrayal of a trusted friend! David expresses his anguish as only David can.

    For Sermon Central researchers: I have posted a series of 15 sermons on the Psalms. In recent personal studies I have found the psalms to be richer and more thought-provoking than I had fully appreciated. I had too often swept swiftly through psalms without slowing down to inquire as thoroughly as ...read more

  • Talitha Cumi Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Feb 1, 2020
     | 908 views

    Engage all your senses as you walk with Jesus and His other disciples into the town of Capernaum by the big lake.

  • The Widow Maker

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Sep 13, 2018
     | 1,843 views

    A study in the book of 2 Samuel 18: 1 – 33

    2 Samuel 18: 1 – 33 The Widow Maker 18 And David numbered the people who were with him and set captains of thousands and captains of hundreds over them. 2 Then 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 brother, and ...read more

  • Hung Up Over Hair, That's Weird Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Jan 27, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,474 views

    This message looks at the lessons we learn from the story of Absalom's death.

    Hung Up by the Hair, That's Weird On Tuesday mornings there is a group of a dozen or so men who have been getting together to study the book of Romans. And early in our study we discovered a weird little part of the letter. Paul is listing the behaviour of people who are in his words "sinful, ...read more

  • The Mule Kept Running

    Contributed by J Richison on Aug 11, 2017
     | 2,739 views

    When the thing propelling you in your flight through life deserts you; where will you be?

    The Mule Kept Running 2 Samuel 18: 1-17 Absolam-the son of David. His father and maternal grandfather were both Kings. 5--Ishbosheth the son of Saul killed and beheaded 8--The Ark of the Covenant Returns 10--Mephibosheth is brought to his home 18--David commits adultery with ...read more

  • Pride Goes Before A Fall Series

    Contributed by David Rigg on Apr 26, 2015
     | 4,725 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 2 ratings
     | 6,528 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

  • Shank The Rat - Prison Break 3 Series

    Contributed by Spencer Homan on Nov 19, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,334 views

    This is the third week of our "Prison Break" sermon series focusing on the central character of King David. It includes a timely appearance by Illinois’ ex-governer Rod Blagojavich. What do we want to do with "rats?"

    “Prison Break 3 – Shank the Rat” (Wait about 20 seconds) JOSH: Has anyone seen Pastor Homan. He was supposed to be back by now with our special guest, but I guess he must be running late. (Holds hand to ear) Oh wait a second… I’m getting a report that our special guest is here and ready to ...read more

  • The Retreating Casualties

    Contributed by Rodney Kelley on Sep 16, 2009
     | 2,859 views

    Too often Christains fall by the wayside by allowing sin to enter their lives.

    INTRO. In our text, we find the deliverance of David from his enemies by God. But we see an amazing picture here of what happened in the battle. MORE DIED IN THE WOODS THAN FIGHTING IN THE BATTLE. Historians tell us that they were retreating, running from the battle. Churches are dying all ...read more

  • My Three Sons

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 7, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,570 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

  • Prevention Is Better Than Cure

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jun 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,128 views

    David, Pt. 13

    PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE (2 SAMUEL 18:1-17) I love sports. I took to soccer, ping-pong and badminton in my younger days, and basketball and tennis in my 30s. There was no moving object I did not like. By the time I was 35, my knees couldn’t withstand the onslaught anymore. One morning my ...read more

  • Prevention Is Better Than Cure Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jun 13, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 3,889 views

    David, Pt 13 of 15

    PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE (2 SAM 18:1-17) I love sports. I took to soccer, ping-pong, and badminton in my younger days, and took up basketball and tennis in my thirties in America. There was no moving object I did not like. By the time I was 35, my knees couldn’t withstand the onslaught ...read more

  • "Rules Of The Road"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on May 24, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,398 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

  • When You Blow It As A Parent Series

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Apr 18, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 5,260 views

    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

    David mustered the men who were with him and appointed over them commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds. David sent the troops out—a third under the command of Joab, a third under Joab’s brother Abishai son of Zeruiah, and a third under Ittai the Gittite. The king told the troops, “I ...read more

  • Showdown On Carmel

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,167 views

    Thesis: Either we are for God or we are against him.

    Thesis: Either we are for God or we are against him. Intro.: 1. Tonight: one of the most exciting stories in all the Bible. 2. Elijah and the prophets of Baal on Mt. Carmel (1 Kings 18). I. BACKGROUND TO THE STORY. A. Rule of Ahab in the Northern Kingdom (1 Kings 16:29-33). B. ...read more