- 2 Samuel 11:1 – 12:13 David and Bathsheba (Leininger)
David could have been a gentleman and turned away. But boys will be boys, even boys in high places. “Let’s check this out! Who might this lovely be?” The answer comes back: this is Bathsheba daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite.
- 2 Samuel 11:1-15 Tragic Flaw (Anders)
For several months, I have been doing battle with a pesky spider. The image of a spider’s web is appropriate for this sermon on David’s famous sin. For David, one sin led to a web of deceit and sin, and it created a web of impact that lasted for generations.
- 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a Someone Like Nathan in Your Life (Hoffacker)
David denies nothing. He says to Nathan, “I have sinned before the Lord.” A conniving sinner, David becomes an honest penitent. Nathan is the midwife at the second birth of this king. It can be helpful to have someone like Nathan in your life.
- 2 Samuel 11:26 – 12:13 One Defining Moment (Anders)
King David had one defining moment. Today I want to ask, “What exactly was his defining moment?” For many people, the defining moment was his act of adultery. For those who study the passage more carefully, his defining moment was his repentance.