Humility in Action

Good morning brothers and sisters. Today we will be looking at what it takes to have a healthy church. Paul talks about encouragement, comfort, fellowship of the Spirit, and affection and mercy. My question is, how can we do this? because too often I feel just the opposite. But if we keep reading, he tells […]

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Conflict OR Compromise

Good morning church. Today we will look at the confidence Paul has in the Lord. Even though he is going through great conflict he is trusting God through it. I’m sure Paul could have compromised and made his life a lot easier. He tells the church at Philippi not to be afraid of the adversaries. […]

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To Die Is Gain

Good morning church. Today we will be in Philippians 1. Paul is writing from prison and he will go from talking about the church to talking about how much better it would be to get out of here. He goes as far as to say, To die is to gain! Sounds like the words of […]

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Ephesians 6

Greetings family. A lot of the times we don’t realize how much of a battle we are in. It’s a spiritual battle. Today we look at Ephesians 6 where Paul is letting us know of our only weapons we have in that spiritual battle. Where else can we go in the battle but to the […]

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Forgiving People

Greetings family Today we examine a characteristic that should be found in all Christians. We are all called to forgive, and some circumstances can be hard, but our lord wants us to be a forgiving people. We look at Philemon today where Philemon is put in a spot having Paul send him a personal letter […]

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The choices we make

Good morning church. Today we will finish our study in 2nd Samuel and what a blessing it’s been. Looking at the life of King David, his victories and failures. At the end of this book David makes one final mistake in numbering God’s people, something only God should do. When David sees his error, he […]

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A Way That Seems Right

Good morning church. In 2nd Samuel 24 we see David make a big mistake. In numbering the people David is being proud and not trusting the Lord. God, in chapter 18, has David number the people but that is for war. here David has no need to do it. In 1st Chronicles 21:1 we see […]

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David’s Mighty Men

Today we are looking at the mighty men of David. In all these names and people, I believe we have a common thread. Yes, they were tough guys and the last one mentioned is Uriah the Hittite. The faithful servant that David had murdered. In all these we would like to be like them, but […]

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Happy Resurrection Day

Happy Resurrection Day Today we will be in Luke 24:1-12. In the passage before us we see the ladies bringing spices and oil to anoint a dead body. There is no doubt that their hearts were right, but I feel too often we are treating Jesus the same way. Too many are living a life […]

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Good morning church. Today we will be looking at Jesus coming into Jerusalem on a donkey. Throughout His ministry, Jesus would say “My hour has not yet come.” Here in Matthew 21, His hour has come. Jesus is at the last week of His life and He is doing the will of His Father. He […]

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The End of the Road

Good morning church. We are at the end of 2nd Samuel. which means we are at the end of King David’s life. David starts off with his humble beginnings. Then he talks of how God raised him up. Then David brings up 3 things: 1. the requirement for a leader, 2. nobody’s perfect, 3. the […]

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A Psalm of Deliverance and Praise

Good morning church.Today we will finish 2nd Samuel 22. What a blessing to hear David give praise to God for all He has done. David had His mountain tops and his valleys. Through it all, he saw God bringing him through it all. In our life we will have the beautiful moments and the times […]

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A Psalm of Deliverance and Praise

Good morning church. Today we will continue in 2nd Samuel 22, looking at a song of praise by David. David has experienced the deliverance of God in his life, and he praises God for that. All of us who are born again can say amen. And David talks of how God rewarded him for being […]

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A Psalm of Deliverance and Praise

Good morning church. Today we will be looking at a Psalm of David. This Psalm goes way back to when David first started in Psalms 18. 2 Samuel 22 starts with praise to God and it ends with praise to God. It is really a picture of every believer’s life. When we get saved, we […]

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God don’t miss a thing

Good morning church.Today we will look at God bringing famine to Israel to get the attention of David. David does the right thing. He seeks the Lord. What he finds out is the Lord is upset about what Saul did 30 years earlier by killing Gibeonites when they had an agreement with Joshua that they […]

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Rebellion or Righteousness

Good morning church. Today we will be in 2nd Samuel 20. David is back in Jerusalem as King but a rebellion rises up through a man named Sheba. His name means, ” he shall come “. There will always be rebellion in this world but at the end of this chapter we will see the […]

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David Returns to Jerusalem

Good morning church. Today we will look at David returning to Jerusalem. He is met first by a guy named Simeon, who disrespected him earlier, and now David forgives him. Then he is met by Saul’s son, who has been lied to and cheated, but his love for David remains. Also, an elderly man who […]

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Being at Peace

Today we will look at King David rise up in the midst of a very hard trial. Losing a loved one is the hardest thing a person will ever experience. David is in the middle of mourning when his nephew Joab tells him it’s enough. In this case, it might be the correct thing to […]

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It’s A Family Tradition

Good morning church.Today we will be in 2nd Samuel 14. The dust has settled from the murder of Amnon and Absalom has been in Geshur for some 3 years. Joab has noticed David missing Absalom and works out a deal to trap David into bringing Absalom back to Jerusalem. The problem is Absalom hasn’t repented […]

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The Sword Is Upon David’s House

Good morning church. Today we will be looking at the sword coming upon David’s house. Nathan the prophet told David this would happen; God’s word always comes to pass. The sad part about this is, we see David get angry in v 1, but he does nothing to Amnon his first born for raping his […]

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What’s In Your House?

Good morning church.Today we will see the beginning of the reaping that has come upon David’s house. It deals with his children. David’s oldest son Amnon has a desire for his half-sister and the lust that he has will not leave him alone. He ends up raping his sister and then hates her. A word […]

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Whatever A Man Sows, That He Will Also Reap, BUT God Forgives

Good morning churchToday we will look at the beginning of David’s woes and the beginning of his repentance. David has done some bad things and now he has confessed them to the Lord. God has forgiven David, but the damage has been done. The issue is not whether God will forgive us, it’s God’s nature […]

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Revelation Chapter 2

Good morning church,Revelation chapter 2 verse seven: he who has ear let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches to him who overcomes I will give to eat from the tree of life which is in the mist of the paradise of God In His service, Pastor Tom

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Do Not Be Deceived

Today we will see David confronted by a man of God; Nathan the prophet. Nathan had to be brave to confront the king like this. The king could have had him killed. David had gotten away with his loose lifestyle for some years and in this passage of scripture, it catches up to him. We […]

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The Battle with The Flesh

Today we will continue to see David operating in the flesh. Joab, David’s general, sends a messenger and tells David that Uriah and some of the men are dead. Normally this would cause grief in a person, but David’s response is, “The sword devours one as well as another”, a proverb of that day which […]

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The Battle with The Flesh

Today we will look at one of the saddest stories in the Bible. David stays home from battle and gives in to the lust of the flesh. Because of this, men are killed, his reputation is shot, and his family will pay. Sin is never free. It will cost you and those around you, and […]

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Be of Good Courage

In chapter 9, David shows kindness to Saul’s grandson, Jonathon’s son, and in Chapter 10, David wants to show kindness to a young man who has just lost his father. This time the kindness of David will be rejected. His men will be humiliated and it will cause a war that will affect thousands. It […]

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Yourself OR Others

Today we will be looking at David’s concern for others. David has more than he can ask for, and remember in the last chapter, David wanted to build God a house. God said “no”, and David started looking for someone else to help. He asks a guy named Ziba about Saul’s family, if there was […]

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Submitting OR Quitting?

As I read through 2nd Samuel and see how much David goes through and how he responds, it helps me, to get me out of the way. So many times, in our walk we will get stung by believers and nonbelievers. I don’t know how many times I have felt like quitting. But I must […]

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The Prayer of David

Today we will be in 2nd Samuel, looking at David’s prayer. David has just been told NO by God. David’s intentions were good I’m sure, but it wasn’t God’s will. How many times have people turned away from God because they are told NO. In other words, their prayer is not answered the way they […]

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The Great I AM

As we look at 2nd Samuel 7 we see that David had good intentions to build a house for God. Even though our intentions are good, sometimes they are not in the will of God. This is the case with David. The prophet Nathan says to David, do what is in your heart, even the […]

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