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2 samuel 5 answered god's call

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David series. David answered God's calling.

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2 samuel 5 answered god's call

  1. 1. David answered God‟s call 2 Samuel 5:1-12
  2. 2. 1 Then all the tribes of Israel went to David at Hebron and told him, “We are your own flesh and blood. 2 In the past, when Saul was our king, you were the one who really led the forces of Israel. And the Lord told you, „You will be the shepherd of my people Israel. You will be Israel‟s leader.‟” 3 So there at Hebron, King David made a covenant before the Lord with all the elders of Israel. And they anointed him king of Israel. 4 David was thirty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned forty years in all. 5 He had reigned over Judah from Hebron for seven years and six months, and from Jerusalem he reigned over all Israel and Judah for thirty-three years.
  3. 3. 6 David then led his men to Jerusalem to fight against the Jebusites, the original inhabitants of the land who were living there. The Jebusites taunted David, saying, “You‟ll never get in here! Even the blind and lame could keep you out!” For the Jebusites thought they were safe. 7 But David captured the fortress of Zion, which is now called the City of David. 8 On the day of the attack, David said to his troops, “I hate those „lame‟ and „blind‟ Jebusites. Whoever attacks them should strike by going into the city through the water tunnel.” That is the origin of the saying, “The blind and the lame may not enter the house.”
  4. 4. 9 So David made the fortress his home, and he called it the City of David. He extended the city, starting at the supporting terraces and working inward. 10 And David became more and more powerful, because the Lord God of Heaven‟s Armies was with him. 11 Then King Hiram of Tyre sent messengers to David, along with cedar timber and carpenters and stonemasons, and they built David a palace. 12 And David realized that the Lord had confirmed him as king over Israel and had blessed his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.
  5. 5. 1 God called David
  6. 6. “It was you who led out and brought in Israel.” v2 “And David became greater and greater, for the Lord, the God of hosts, was with him.” v10
  7. 7. God calls us • Repentance • Service of God • Love God and Others • To live a holy life
  8. 8. 2 Others will recognise your calling “And the Lord said to you, „You shall be shepherd of my people Israel, and you shall be prince over Israel.‟ “ v2
  9. 9. “So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, and King David made a covenant with them at Hebron before the Lord, and they anointed David king over Israel.” v3
  10. 10. 3 The Call of God has power
  11. 11. • David Conquered the Jebusites “Nevertheless, David took the stronghold of Zion.” v7
  12. 12. • We can Conquer strongholds with God’s power
  13. 13. My VISION? I see that one day, I or at least my kids will live in a just & free society....
  14. 14. Time for love not the time for hate Time for Joy not the time for tears Time for sharing not the time for sin Oh its the time… A time to plant and a time to pluck up what is planted a time to kill and a time to heal a time to break down and a time to build up a time to weep and a time to laugh a time to mourn and a time to dance
  15. 15. What is God calling you to do today?
  16. 16. –2 Samuel 5:12 “And David knew that the Lord had established him King over Israel, and he had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel”
  17. 17. – 2 Samuel 7:18 Then King David went in and sat before the LORD, and he said: "Who am I, Sovereign LORD, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far?

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