God often says "no" to his children. He said no to Paul; no to Moses regarding Miriam's leprosy and his entering the Promised land; no to Jesus in Gethsamane. He now says no to David. That is part of His Godly attributes as a Father.
2 Samuel 7:1-18
David, Nathan And David, David And The Temple, God's Denial, God's No
What do you do when God says “No”? How do you feel when God says “no”? Are you happy? Do reject His suggestion and try to find your own way?
2 Samuel 7:1-9:25
David And The Ark, Unanswered Prayer, David And The Temple
This sermon in the Life of David series deals with how he reacted when God said he couldn't build the temple. There are applications for us when God tells us no.
2 Samuel 7:1-29
Prayer Answered, Accepting God's Word, David And The Temple, When God Says No