After God’s Own Heart

Amidst David’s successes and failures, he showed the good and evil potential of every person. Despite all his setbacks, he was still a man after God’s own heart.


God Notices Nobodies

After God’s Own Heart God Notices Nobodies (1 Samuel 16) David was the least likely to become king but God set him apart for this task. While man judges the…


There’s Always Somebody Taller

After God’s Own Heart There’s Always Somebody Taller (1 Samuel 17) Israel put their strength in King Saul the tall until Goliath the taller came around.  In the battle against…


Worship by the Book

After God’s Own Heart Worship by the Book (2 Samuel 6) When David returned the ark to Jerusalem, he learned how God takes worship very seriously.  We can’t worship God…


This Is the House That God Built

After God’s Own Heart This Is the House That God Built (2 Sam. 7) David wanted to honor God by building him a house, but God had a greater house…


Reserved Seating

After God’s Own Heart Reserved Seating (2 Samuel 9) David showed kindness to disabled Mephibosheth by carrying him to the king’s table. Seated with the King of kings, our brokenness…


Broken Bones

After God’s Own Heart Broken Bones (2 Sam. 11; Ps. 51) When King David was supposed to be winning a battle on the field, he stayed home and lost a…


When Goliath Is Yesterday’s News

When Goliath Is Yesterday’s News1 Chronicles 20:4-8 After God’s Own Heart: When Goliath Is Yesterday’s News (1 Chron. 20:4-8) – When David was king, his followers killed giants even larger than…


Mercy Is Free But Never Cheap

After God’s Own Heart Mercy Is Free But Never Cheap 1 Chronicles 21:1-22:1 King David’s sin brought about consequences for the entire nation.  While God did provide mercy, it had…