Glimpses of Greatness 1. David grieved the death of King Saul.
Glimpses of Greatness 2 Samuel 1:17 David took up this lament concerning Saul and his son Jonathan...
Glimpses of Greatness David waited patiently to serve as king.
Glimpses of Greatness 2 Samuel 5:4 David was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years. 5 In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned over all Israel and Judah thirty-three years.
Glimpses of Greatness David was extraordinarily kind to a potential threat.
Glimpses of Greatness 2 Samuel 9:7 "Don't be afraid," David said, "for I will surely show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan.
Glimpses of Greatness 2 Samuel 9:7 "Don't be afraid," David said, "for I will surely show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan. I will restore to you all the land that belonged to your grandfather Saul,
Glimpses of Greatness 2 Samuel 9:7 "Don't be afraid," David said, "for I will surely show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan. I will restore to you all the land that belonged to your grandfather Saul, and you will always eat at my table."
Glimpses of Greatness 8 Mephibosheth bowed down and said, "What is your servant, that you should notice a dead dog like me?"
Glimpses of Greatness David wept when Absalom was killed.
Glimpses of Greatness 2 Samuel 18:33 The king was shaken. He went up to the room over the gateway and wept. As he went, he said: "O my son Absalom! My son, my son Absalom! If only I had died instead of you—O Absalom, my son, my son!"
Exposes of Evil David added wives .
Exposes of Evil Deuteronomy 17:17 He must not take many wives, or his heart will be led astray.
Exposes of Evil Samuel 5:6 The king and his men marched to Jerusalem to attack the Jebusites, who lived there. The Jebusites said to David, "You will not get in here; even the blind and the lame can ward you off. "They thought, "David cannot get in here."
Exposes of Evil 7 Nevertheless, David captured the fortress of Zion—which is the City of David.
Exposes of Evil 8 On that day David had said, "Anyone who conquers the Jebusites will have to use the water shaft to reach those 'lame and blind' who are David’s enemies." That is why they say, "The blind and lame will not enter the palace."
Exposes of Evil 9 David then took up residence in the fortress and called it the City of David. He built up the area around it, from the terracesinward.
Exposes of Evil 10 And he became more and more powerful, because the LORD God Almighty was with him.
Exposes of Evil 11 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent envoys to David, along with cedar logs and carpenters and stonemasons, and they built a palace for David.
Exposes of Evil 12Then David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.
Exposes of Evil 2 Samuel 5:13 After he left Hebron, David took more concubines and wives in Jerusalem, and more sons and daughters were born to him.
Exposes of Evil Lesson: Good times can make you feel entitled to more pleasures.
Exposes of Evil David’s direct disobedience regarding the Ark.
Exposes of Evil Numbers 4:15 After Aaron and his sons have finished covering the holy furnishings and all the holy articles, and when the camp is ready to move, the Kohathites are to come to do the carrying.
Exposes of Evil But they must not touch the holy things or they will die. The Kohathites are to carry those things that are in the Tent of Meeting.
Exposes of Evil David’s adultery.
Exposes of Evil 2 Samuel 11:1 In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king's men and the whole Israelite army. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But David remained in Jerusalem.
Exposes of Evil 2 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. The woman was very beautiful,
Exposes of Evil 3 and David sent someone to find out about her. The man said, "Isn't this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam and the wife of Uriah the Hittite?"
Exposes of Evil 4Then David sent messengers to get her. She came to him, and he slept with her…. 5 The woman conceived and sent word to David, saying, "I am pregnant."
Exposes of Evil Idle Saw Beautiful Sent Find out Get Slept Conceived Pregnant
Exposes of Evil 2 Samuel 23:39 and Uriah the Hittite. There were thirty-seven in all.
Exposes of Evil When things are going well it’s tempting to relax your guard and indulge your desires.
Exposes of Evil David numbered his army to reassure himself.
Exposes of Evil 2 Samuel 24:3 But Joab replied to the king, "May the LORD your God multiply the troops a hundred times over, and may the eyes of my lord the king see it. But why does my lord the king want to do such a thing?"
Exposes of Evil You build your "house" on sand when you value a comfortable life above a holy life.
The Big Goal: Leave a Legacy You can dance at the party now as David did. You can bring others to the party as David did. You can spoil the party, as David did.