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  • Mephibosheth And Me

    Contributed by David Owens on Nov 20, 2006
    based on 32 ratings

    The story of Mephibosheth is a perfect illustration of the Gospel. I used this sermon on a "Friend Day" when we expected many visitors.

    Introduction: A. Today I want to tell the story of a man named Mephibosheth. 1. Now there’s a name for you! Anyone want to use that name for their son? 2. It’s so hard to pronounce that I thought about giving him a nickname for today. 3. I thought about just calling him “M.” 4. Then I thought more

  • Messy Mephibosheth

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 2, 2002
    based on 43 ratings

    Readiness for the King’s return

    “Messy Mephibosheth” II Samuel 19:24-30 & Mark 13:33-37 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Nearly every time Jesus spoke about His second coming, He stressed the importance of being prepared. In Mark 13 He warns, “Be on guard! Be alert! You do not more

  • Mephibosheth And God-Like Kindness

    Contributed by Arliss Beavers on Jun 17, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    We have allowed a lot of precious people to fall through the crack, causing personal injury or spiritual death.

    6-17-2008 Vacation Bible School Lesson: Mephibosheth and God-like Kindness David makes an inquiry: (in chapter 9) - of the ruined house of King Saul (sin and misconduct ruin) - disobedience ruins lives/wrecks homes - This was a great while after David assumed the throne - more

  • The Rest Of The Story: Mephibosheth Series

    Contributed by Tim White on May 17, 2009
    based on 35 ratings

    After receiving the grace of David, did Mephibosheth betray his benefactor? Some great lessons on grace and the believer.

    The Rest of the Story: Mephibosheth 2 Samuel 16:1-4 David and Jonathan’s vow: 1 Samuel 20:14-17 - Jonathan said: 14 "And you shall not only show me the kindness of the LORD while I still live, that I may not die; 15 "but you shall not cut off your kindness from my house forever, no, not when the more

  • Mephibosheth-Surprised By Grace Series

    Contributed by Peter Amerman on Jun 3, 2005
    based on 127 ratings

    Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan, had every reason to expect that the wrath and judgment of King David would fall upon him. He was the grandson of King Saul, and the nephew of Ishbosheth, both David’s enemies. Instead, he received grace from the king- he

    Mephibosheth- Surprised by Grace 1 John 3:1- “How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” Continuing our series on Unknown Faces from the Bible, remember that there are unknown characters in the Bible whose names and more

  • Like Mephibosheth, You Are Valued!

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Feb 1, 2008
    based on 29 ratings

    David was so moved by his friendship with Jonathan that he just wanted to pay respect to someone in Jonathan’s family. David wanted that “feel” or “association” with his best friend Jonathan! David refused to let his memories and the covenant that he and

    You are Valued Like Mephibosheth! Text: 2 Samuel 9:1-8,11b 1.Now David said, “Is there still anyone who is left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan’s sake?”2 And there was a servant of the house of Saul whose name was Ziba. So when they had called him to David, the more

  • Make Me Like Mephibosheth

    Contributed by Andy Atkins on Jan 1, 2001
    based on 258 ratings

    It all comes down to GRACE, and this story demonstrates a firsthand example.

    ATTENTION: Who’s your hero? Who do you want to be like? Is it an athlete, a politician, a movie star, or a comedian? Everybody in some way wants to be like someone else. Who we choose to be like plays a major part in how we more

  • Restored By The King

    Contributed by Joseph Wallis on Jan 24, 2002
    based on 158 ratings

    A pictures of salvation illustrated by Mephibosheth - Evangelistic

    RESTORED BY THE KING TEXT - 2 Sam. 9:1 - 13 INTRO. - The background for this message is found in 2 Sam. 4:4. When the news came back from the battlefield that Saul and Jonathan had been killed, a nurse grabbed Mephib-o- sheth, the son of Jonathan and the grandson of Saul and ran with him more

  • Waiting For A Throne Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 16, 2013
    based on 9 ratings

    This section explains why the Israelites came & asked David to become their king & vindicates David of any involvement in the murder of his rival. These events also are a reminder that God is able to work His purposes both through deeds & misdeeds of peo

    2 SAMUEL 4: 1-12, 5:1-5 [The Life of David] WAITING FOR A THRONE [Deuteronomy 17:14-20] Chapter three closed with the funeral of Israel's strongest leader, chapter 4 gives the account of the death of Israel's puppet king, Ishbosheth. His death would remove the last remaining obstacle to more

  • Surprised By Grace

    Contributed by H.b. Charles Jr. on Dec 16, 2010
    based on 36 ratings

    "Surprised by Grace" is an exposition of 2 Samuel 9 in which David reaches out in kindness to Mephibosheth for the sake of his father, Mephibosheth. David's kindness is read as a parable of the amazing grace of God that saves unworthy sinners.

    SURPRISED BY GRACE 2 Samuel 9 “O Lord, who shall sojourn in your tent? Who shall dwell in your holy hill?” David begins Psalm 15 with these probing questions. The body of the psalm answers these opening questions. It describes that character and conduct of the person who pleases more

  • The Wound That Brings Life

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Dec 28, 2006
    based on 20 ratings

    An encouraging message about the Mephibosheth dilemmas in life.

  • Redeemed By The King

    Contributed by William Rushing on Jul 16, 2002
    based on 128 ratings

    This uses the story of David and Mephibosheth to illustrate how Christ has redeemed us. Mephibosheth was Remembered by the king, Rescued by the King and Restored by the king.

    I. Introduction a. At the end of 1 Samuel, Saul and Jonathan were killed by the Philistines. i. In the first few chapters of 2 Samuel David becomes king over Judah first, then Israel. b. 2 Samuel 4:4 talks about Mephibosheth. i. Mephibosheth had the inheritance of the more

  • The Crippled Prince

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Aug 21, 2003
    based on 37 ratings

    This message deals with the tragedy, and triumph of Mephibosheth....the crippled prince !

    The Crippled Prince 2 Samuel 4:4, 2 Samuel 9:1-13 I. The Grief Suffered. Mephibosheth had royal blood flowing through his veins. He was the Grandson of Saul the King of Israel, and the son of the heir apparent Jonathan. He was born and being brought up in regal splendor at the palace. He more

  • Power Of Grace Series

    Contributed by Ben Thomas on Nov 14, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    We are in the presence of God because of Grace, Mephibosheth is the perfect example in the OT in demonstrating the grace.

    2 Sam 9:1-13 LoDebar to City of David “is there anyone still left of the house of Soul” Mephibosheth – 17 year old when he came to David Meaning – destroying the shame 1. He lives in LoDebar ( without pasture) In the house of Mechir – meaning “Sold” Also he was crippled in more

  • Grateful For Grace

    Contributed by Tom Lovorn on Nov 11, 2000
    based on 143 ratings

    David's treatment of Saul's son, Mephibosheth, is an example of why we should be thankful for God's grace.

    Grateful for Grace 2 Samuel 9:1-8 Introduction Sally tells this true story: I heard the door open and slam shut at the back of the church. An exasperated young man looked around briefly and then sat next to me. "Sorry I'm late!" he offered with no explanation. I wondered: Who is this more