Arise and Build the Sanctuary

1 Chron.22 9-19 Arise and Build a Sanctuary   CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In 1 Chr 22:9-19, before David died and Solomon ascended to the throne of Israel, God gave David the pattern for the temple that Solomon was to build.  In this passage, David charges Solomon to build that “sanctuary...

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Out From Under God’s Protection, 1 Sam 27:29

1 Sam 27-29 Out From Under God’s Protection CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO David took matters into his own hands when he decided to go to Achish in Gath of the Philistines to get away from Saul.  He no longer trusted that the Lord could protect him from Saul.  In so doing...

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David Trusted the Lord, 1 Sam 26:1-25

1 Sam 26:1-25 David Trusted the Lord CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO It’s one thing for a man to say that he trusts in the Lord.  But it is a totally different thing to actually trust him.  David trusted the Lord, which is evident by a number of things we find in...

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He is the Anointed of the Lord, 1 Sam 24:1-15

1 Sam 24:1-15 He is the Anointed of the Lord CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO David and his men were in a cave in the wilderness of Engedi when Saul and his men were hunting for them.   Saul ended up sleeping in the cave where David and his men were hiding.  So,...

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The Cave Adullam, 1 Sam 22:1-2

1 Sam 22:1-2 The Cave Adullam CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Three kinds of people went to join David in the cave Adullam as he separated himself from Saul.  They were those in distress and in debt and those who were discontented.  Where would have been in David’s day with a narcissistic,...

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The Death of the Priests, 1 Sam 21:1-19

1 Sam 21:1-9 and 22:8-23 The Death of the Priests CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In these passages, David runs from Saul to Nob, the city of the priests, after attempting to seek refuge among the Philistines [1 Sam21:10-15].  He had to get away so quickly that Ahimelech is afraid when David...

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Saul’s Envy, 1 Sam 18:5-30

1 Sam 18:5-30 Saul’s Envy CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Saul envied David for the saying of the women who ascribed to David’s victories ten-thousands and only thousands to Saul, v.7-8.  And in Saul’s case look what this envy did to him and to his family.  Envy is: Hateful – It caused...

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Matthew 1:1 The Generation of Jesus

Matt 1:1 The Generation of Jesus CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When Matthew opened his gospel, he introduced Jesus as the son of David and  the son of Abraham. God made covenants with both Abraham and David that will ultimately be fulfilled in Jesus Christ. That’s why Mathew shows Jesus’ line through these...

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