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December 1, 2021

A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

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The King and the Holy City

What does the history of Israel’s kings have to do with the Christian life today? You might be surprised! The Old Testament books of 1 and 2 Samuel trace the development of Israel’s monarchy from its establishment under the prophet Samuel through the reigns of the nation’s first kings, Saul and David. Yet as memorable as these stories may be, an even greater story lies at their heart: that of the true King, “great David’s greater Son,” who would one day come to establish His throne and rule in our hearts forever.

In volume five of this series, Alistair Begg looks at the start of David’s earthly reign. After mourning Saul and Jonathan’s deaths, David ascended to his throne, extending love to his enemies and promising faithfulness in return—while his men often did the opposite. Yet even after he established Zion, defeated the Philistines, and returned the ark to Jerusalem, the cracks in his dynasty would soon begin to show.

Sermons in this Series

“Two Days in Ziklag”

2 Samuel 1:1-16

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 36:38 ID: 3452

A Grave Miscalculation

2 Samuel 1:1-15

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 39:10 ID: 3453

“How the Mighty Have Fallen”

2 Samuel 1:17-21

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 40:37 ID: 3454

Love, Loss, Lamentation

2 Samuel 1:22-27

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 43:16 ID: 3455

David Anointed and Opposed — Part One

2 Samuel 2:1-11

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 41:04 ID: 3456

David Anointed and Opposed — Part Two

2 Samuel 2:12-32

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 44:44 ID: 3457

Abner, the Kingmaker — Part One

2 Samuel 3:1-11

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 41:32 ID: 3458

Abner, the Kingmaker — Part Two

2 Samuel 3:12-21

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 37:55 ID: 3459

Murder and Mourning — Part One

2 Samuel 3:26-39

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 41:42 ID: 3460

Murder and Mourning — Part Two

2 Samuel 3:28-39

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 27:31 ID: 3461

Last Man Standing — Part One

2 Samuel 4:1-12

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 42:35 ID: 3462

Last Man Standing — Part Two

2 Samuel 4:1-12

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 45:39 ID: 3463

From Shepherd Boy to Shepherd King

2 Samuel 5:1-5

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 43:20 ID: 3466

Once in Royal David’s City

2 Samuel 5:6-16

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 48:15 ID: 3467

The Lord, Mighty in Battle

2 Samuel 5:17-25

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 44:56 ID: 3468

A Dreadful Moment

2 Samuel 6:1-11

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 47:46 ID: 3475

“Before the Lord”

2 Samuel 6:12-23

Series: A Study in 1 and 2 Samuel, Volume 5

Sermon Includes Transcript 44:20 ID: 3476

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