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  • A Father's Failure

    Contributed by Robert Kerr on Jun 10, 2002
    based on 103 ratings
     | 8,968 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

  • When Families Fail Series

    Contributed by David Limiero on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,784 views

    Why do families fail? Compares the stories of Absalom and the Prodigal Son.

    The Perils of Parenting: When Families Fail Eph. 6:1-4; Luke 15:11-32; 2 Samuel Introduction What happens when families fail? For the last two weeks we’ve been talking about parenting in times of peril. Two weeks ago we looked at a young mother named Hannah who was able to raise ...read more

  • A King In The Gate

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 61 ratings
     | 1,810 views

    David’s emergence from grief over Absalom was marked by his "sitting in the gate" -- a sign of healthy recovery in that he had begun to care for others more than for his own wounds, he had returned to the work of justice, he faced vulnerability, he resumed leadership, he could face his own grief.

    I This day the noise of battle, the next the victory’s won. Or so the king hoped. Much was at stake. His own future was uncertain; the nation’s stability was shaky; the confidence of those around him was low; and, most of all, his relationship with his son was in jeopardy. There had been a ...read more

  • The Destruction Of Anger

    Contributed by Ernest Parker on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 6,342 views

    This is a sermon on the destruction of anger in our lives.

    THE DESTRUCTION OF ANGER 2 Samuel 13:1 – 18:18 INTRODUCTION We all can think of a time in our lives, probably not too far back, when anger just seemed to consume us. That car that cut us off on the way to work, that woman that stole the parking spot we were waiting on for thirty minutes, ...read more

  • Dad's Who Provoke Madness

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 76 ratings
     | 2,674 views

    "...fathers, provoke not your children to wrath but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord" (Eph. 6:4).

    2 Samuel 13:23-39 The Rage of David (13:21, 22) David got angry when he heard about the sin of Amnon but nothing more. The Request of Absalom (13:23-27) “And it came to pass after two full years” (13:23). This verse refers to the events recorded earlier in the chapter. Absalom’s sister ...read more

  • Encouragement In A Dark Hour

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 130 ratings
     | 10,241 views

    David was encouraged by a friend in one of his darkest hours.

    Encouragement in a Dark Hour II Samuel 15-17 In his fine little book Fully Human, Fully Alive, author John Powell relates a true story. It didn’t happen to him but to a friend of his while he was vacationing in the Bahamas. What attracted the friend’s attention was a large and restless ...read more

  • When Your Family Falls Apart Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Nov 6, 2001
    based on 206 ratings
     | 2,422 views

    This is the 4th sermon in the "Life’s Challenges" series. This sermon looks at when your family collapses and what you can do.

    Sunday Evening November 11, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church, Hobbs, NM Series: Life’s Challenges [#4] WHEN YOUR FAMILY FALLS APART 2 Samuel 13 Introduction: I will never forget the day that I was called to go sit with a 4-year-old that had just watched her daddy kill her mother. The ...read more

  • In The King's Service

    Contributed by Larry Jones on Feb 27, 2001
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,397 views

    Are we a true servant to our King?

    2 Samuel 15:30-34 In The King’s Service Disciples sleep through Christ’s prayer in the garden- Oftentimes we find ourselves asleep to the realities of our spiritual world. Rip Van Winkle- fell asleep for 20 years- awoke, had missed a revolution. ARE WE SLEEPING THROUGH A REVOLUTION? Here ...read more

  • The Quiet Confidence Of The Godly Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 42 ratings
     | 3,475 views

    UNJUSTIFIED REPROACH AND REJECTION SHOULD NOT DISTURB THE QUIET CONFIDENCE OF THE GODLY LEADER

    BIG IDEA: UNJUSTIFIED REPROACH AND REJECTION SHOULD NOT DISTURB THE QUIET CONFIDENCE OF THE GODLY LEADER I. (:1) PRESENT PETITION FOR HELP INSPIRED BY PAST RELIEF A. Answered Prayer is the Goal for Petition for Help "Answer me when I call" "hear my prayer" B. Righteousness and Grace is ...read more

  • It's Just Not Worth It

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Feb 22, 2001
    based on 145 ratings
     | 13,009 views

    This sermon deals with the consequences we face when we choose to do something we think is going to be pleasurable but is clearly against the Word of God.

    It’s Just Not Worth It! 9/28/97 Proverbs 7:6-24 1 Corin10:1-13 Have you ever been as dumb as I have in which you did something you knew was wrong. It even seemed liked fun and was kind of enjoyable at the moment, but later when your ...read more

  • Psalm 4 Series

    Contributed by David Fox on Dec 20, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 17,693 views

    Preaching through the Psalms

    Psalm 4 I. Background: 1)Ps. 4 may have been written soon after Ps. 3 during the same period of time when David had fled from his son Absalom. ·We do not know this for sure though. (The title of Psalm 3 tells us when it was written Ps. 4 does not.) We will take ...read more

  • The Action Of Forgiveness

    Contributed by Todd Randolph on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 49 ratings
     | 2,939 views

    Forgiveness in Philemon

    In this study of forgiveness we have seen with scriptural support the 3 principles of forgiveness ... 1. Forgive those who sin against you. 2. Forgive and be forgiven. 3. If you don’t forgive you won’t be forgiven. At first glance these rules can seem cold and hard ... because ...read more

  • Psalm 3 Series

    Contributed by David Fox on Nov 19, 2001
    based on 122 ratings
     | 15,951 views

    Preaching through the Psalms.

    Psalm 3 I.Review: 1) Psalm 1: i.Teaching Psalm that told us of the importance of the Law. ii.It introduced us to the reoccurring theme through out the scriptures of the two choices. The path of Godliness or the progression of Sin iii.It revealed to us that blessedness ...read more

  • Death - The Hardest Fact Of Life

    Contributed by David Moore on Feb 8, 2001
    based on 199 ratings
     | 23,763 views

    This sermon was delivered to help those who are bereaved, especially believers who are struggling with the guilt of grief.

    Death - The Hardest Fact of Life By David Moore Pastor, Braehill Baptist Church, Belfast, Northern Ireland “And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. And she again bare his brother Abel . . . and it came to pass, when they were ...read more

  • "Encouragement"

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,901 views

    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”.

    “Encouragement” Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts King David is faced with a bittersweet victory. His son Absalom turned against him, raised up an army to overthrow his father, and in battle against David’s forces he met a violent death. In the ...read more