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Prophetic Perspective:
Message of Judgment
Priestly Perspective:
Message of hope
Prophetic authorship:
Emphasizes the prophetic ministry
and moral concerns
Priestly authorship:
Emphasizes the priestly ministry
and spiritual concerns
The Fortunes
of the Thrones
of the Davidic line
More Negative:
Rebellion & Tragedy
More Positive:
Apostasy, but hope in face of tragedy
Record of both
Israel and Judah
Record primarily
of Judah
Man's Failings God's Faithfulness
Morality Redemption
Emphasizes the throne
of earthly kings
Earthly throne (temple)
of the heavenly King
Emphasizes Kings
and Prophets
Emphasizes the Temple
and the Priests
and kingly
and priestly
Compiled by authors
soon after the events
Compiled by by a priest:
Ezra many years after the events
Written shortly after the
beginning of the captivity in Babylon
Written shortly after
the return from the captivity

Adapted Wilkinson's Talk thru the Bible & Jensen's Survey of the OT


David was three times anointed: first in his father's house [1Sam 16:1-13], then over Judah, and lastly over all Israel. God has anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the oil of gladness. He is King of kings and Lord of lords, but as David-- though anointed king-- was in exile while Saul reigned over the people, so Christ is rejected by the world, and the ''Prince of this world'' is reigning in the hearts of men.

A day came when the men of Judah gathered to David and anointed him king in Hebron. ''The Spirit clothed Amasai and he said, Thine are we, David, and on thy side'' (2Sam 2:4; 1Chr 12:18). It is a joyful day in the experience of the believer when he yields the full allegiance of his heart to the Lord Jesus Christ, and says, ''Thine am I, and on Thy side''; when he can look up into His face and say, ''Thou art my King'' (Psa 44:4).

''Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: but David waxed stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul waxed weaker and weaker'' (2Sam 3:1), until at last Abner said to the elders of Israel: ''Ye sought for David in times past to be king over you. Now then do it: for the Lord hath spoken of David, saying, By the hand of My servant David I will save My people Israel out of the hand of the Philistines, and out of the hand of all their enemies.'' ''Then came all the tribes of Israel to David unto Hebron, and spake, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh… And they anointed David king over Israel'' (5:1-3). ''One from among thy brethren shalt thou set king over thee: thou mayest not set a stranger over thee, which is not thy brother'' (Deu 17:15). ''The king is near of kin to us'' (2Sam 19:42). ''In all things made like unto His brethren'' (Heb 2:17). Here we see all Israel united under their rightful king. A picture of a heart which is wholly true in its allegiance to the King of kings.

God's promise to Israel was that He would save them from all their enemies by the hand of David. And this was literally fulfilled, from the day that he slew Goliath, all through his reign. We never read of his being defeated. So Christ has vanquished our great enemy, Satan. [Christ] has come ''that we, being delivered out of the hand of our enemies, might serve Him without fear'' [Luke 1:74]. ''He must reign till He hath put all enemies under His feet'' [1Cor 15:25]. ''Of the increase of His government and peace there shall be no end'' (Isa 9:7).

''And David took the stronghold of Zion'' [2Sam 5:7]. This is like the central citadel of our will. When that is surrendered to the Lord, His reign is established. [cp. 2Cor 10:4,5]

In the story of Mephibosheth [2Sam 9], we have a beautiful picture of the grace of our King, in bringing us nigh and making us ''as one of the King's sons,'' ''to eat bread at His table continually.'' He brings us into His bancqueting-house and bids us partake, saying, ''Eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved'' [Song 5:1]. He Himself is the heavenly food, for He says, ''The bread that I give is My flesh,'' and ''My flesh is meat indeed'' [John 6:51,55].

David's Sin.

But any type of our blessed Saviour falls short somewhere. And David, as a type, is no exception. We come next to the record of David's awful sin [2Sam 11]. How can such a sinner be described as ''a man after God's own heart''? [1Sam 13:13,14]. All through the life of David there is one characteristic which marks him out from other men, and in special contrast to Saul, and that is his continual trust and confidence in God, his acknowledgment of God's rule, his surrender to God's will. The great desire of his heart was to build God's House, yet when God sets him aside because he has been a man of war, he acquiesces with perfect grace to the Divine will [2Sam 7:5-13; 1Chr 28:3-5]. When Nathan brings home to [David's] conscience the great sin of his life-- absolute monarch that he is-- he acknowledges it at once [2Sam 12], and the depth of his penitence is such as only a heart that knows God can feel. For all time, the fifty-first Psalm stands out as the expression of the deepest contrition of a repentant soul. In that Psalm, David speaks of a broken heart as the only sacrifice he has to offer, a sacrifice which God will not despise. And the high and Holy One that inhabiteth eternity goes further in His wondrous condescension and says, by the mouth of Isaiah, ''I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones'' (Isa 57:15).

The Bible does not cloak sin, least of all in God's own children. It does not spare God's saints. There were steps leading up to David's sin-- his multiplying wives, his tarrying still at Jerusalem when he should have been at the war. It is always the case that there is backsliding of heart, before it is seen in outward act. David sinned grievously, but his repentance was immediate, deep, and sincere. God, indeed, blotted out his transgressions, according to the multitude of His tender mercies, but he did not remove the consequences of the sin: He chastened David through sore trials in his own family.

A Rebel.

In the flight of Absalom, after the murder of his brother, we have a picture of a rebel soul far off from God. In David, we have a picture of God's sorrow over sinners. ''The King wept very sore… And David mourned for his son every day… And the soul of David longed to go forth unto Absalom'' [2Sam 13]. In the word of the wise woman of Tekoa, ''God deviseth means, that he that is banished be not an outcast from Him'' (2Sam 14:14, R.V.), we have an echo of God's words: ''Deliver him from going down to the pit, I have found a ransom,'' or ''atonement'' (Job 33:24, margin).

Even when Absalom was in rebellion, the King commanded, ''Deal gently, for my sake, with the young man, even with Absalom.'' In this, we see the forbearance of God with sinners. And when he heard of his death, he cried: ''O my son Absalom! my son, my son Absalom! would God I had died for thee, O Absalom, my son, my son!'' David would fain have died for the rebel, but he could not [2Sam 18]. How this carries our thoughts on to the One who was not only willing, but able to lay down His life, the Just for the unjust, to bring us to God [1Pet 3:18].

Love's Allegiance.

In David's exile [2Sam ch. 15-17], we have again a picture of the rejected Saviour. The eastern walls of Jerusalem are bounded by a deep ravine-- the torrent-bed of the Kidron. When the rebellion of Absalom drove David from his own city, we can imagine him coming forth by an eastern gate-- probably what answered to the modern gate of St. Stephen-- and following the winding path down the rocky side of the valley. The King did not go alone. A band of faithful servants went with him; and a little in advance, six hundred Philistines from the city of Gath, under their leader, Ittai, the Gittite. David had probably won the hearts of these men during his [stay] in the Philistine city of Ziklag, some thirty years before, and now they were ready to stand by him in time of trouble. When David came up with this band at the bottom of the ravine, he tried to dissuade Ittai from following him. He besought him as a stranger, and as one who had but recently joined his service, not to attach himself to a doubtful cause, and he bade him return with his blessing. But Ittai was firm, his place, whether in life or in death, was by the master he loved. Touched by such devoted allegiance, David allowed Ittai to pass over the torrent-bed with all his men, and with the little ones that were with him-- no doubt the families of the band. With the voice of weeping, all the exiles passed over, and climbed the grassy slopes of the Mount of Olives on the other side. David set captains of thousands over the people that were with him-- a third part under the hand of Ittai the Gittite. The devotion of his followers comes out at every turn. When they found that their King intended to go forth with them into the battle, they would on no account allow it, but restrained him with the words: ''Thou shalt not go forth; for if the half of us die they will not care for us; but thou art worth ten thousand of us!'' [2Sam 18:3].

A thousand years have passed. Again a rejected King goes forth from the Jerusalem gate, and down the pathway into the dark valley, and up the slopes of Olivet. Instead of the strong band that went with David, there are but eleven men to go with David's Son, and of the chosen three not one remains awake to share His agony [Mat 26:36-46]. ''I have trodden the wine-press alone, and of the people there was none with Me'' [Isa 63:3]. The enthusiasm of David's followers led them to restrain him from going into the battle. But when the soldiers came to take the Lord of Glory, His little body-guard all forsook Him and fled, and He who is the chiefest among ten thousand, and altogether lovely [Song 5:10,16], laid down His life for rebels and deserters.

Nearly two thousand years have passed since then. ''Our Lord is still rejected and by the world disowned.'' There is still the golden opportunity today of making His heart glad by such a devotion as Ittai's. We are His blood-bought possession. It is His purpose that we should share His glory throughout eternity. And He claims our heart's love now.

Hushai the Archite and Zadok and Abiathar were to represent the King at the very center of rebellion-- ''in the world, but not of it''; ambassadors in an enemy's country [cp. 2Cor 5:20]. In Shimei, who cursed David in his rejection, we have a picture of those who reviled Jesus, wagging their heads and mocking Him.

''I will smite the King only,'' was Ahithophel's advice to Absalom, ''and I will bring back all the people unto thee.'' ''Smite the Shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered'' [Mat 26:31]. Jesus, our Shepherd, was ''stricken, smitten of God'' for us [Isa 53]. And the King passed over Jordan, that river of death.

The Return of the King.

We have a vivid picture of the return of David to the city of Zion [2Sam 19:9-40]. The people clamored for the return of the King. ''Now, therefore, why speak ye not a word of bringing the King back?'' The King heard of this and sent an encouraging message to the elders. ''And the heart of all the men of Judah was bowed to the King, even as the heart of one man; so that they sent this word unto the King, Return thou, and all thy servants.''

''Amen. Even so, come Lord Jesus'' [Rev 22:20]. According to Eastern custom, the men of Judah went right over Jordan to meet their King, and bring him back, and the crowd of rejoicing subjects increased as they drew near the city. One day the cry will go forth, ''Behold, the Bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet Him'' [Mat 25:6]. The ''the dead in Christ shall rise first,'' and the saints that are alive on the earth shall be caught up to meet Him in the air [1The 4:16,17]. Our King has set this certainty of hope before us, and calls us to live in the joyful expectation of it. This should lead to faithfulness in service-- ''Behold, I come quickly; and My reward is with Me, to give every man according as his work shall be'' (Rev 22:12)-- and [according] to holiness of life (Titus 2:11-14).

A Gospel for the Hopeless.

The ''Mighty Men'' of David's kingdom [2Sam 23:8-39] were those who came to him in the time of his exile, when he was fleeing from Saul. They were escaped outlaws and criminals, but under David's leadership they became brave, self-controlled, magnanimous men, like their captain. ''Every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him; and he became a captain over them: and there was with him about four hundred men'' (1Sam 22:2). ''This Man receiveth sinners'' [Luke 15:2]. It is a glorious Gospel that is committed to our trust! It is the Gospel for the outcast, for the refuse of society. It is the Gospel of hope for the worst and the lowest. The transforming power of the Cross of Christ is seen in changed lives wherever the Gospel is preached.



This book tells the story of one person, David. It could appropriately be called ''the acts of King David.'' One thousand years after David, the Lord Jesus Christ was born of his seed and lineage. He was David's son and David's Lord. Consequently, we can expect Second Samuel to be full of teaching concerning Christ.

The time covered by the book is limited to about 38 years of Israel's history. It tells of David's early training as a shepherd, as a servant to the king, and as a warrior in hiding. This sets a fitting backdrop for David's later life, where he is seen in three aspects:

  • A wonderful shepherd to his people.
  • A wise king as he rules.
  • A tough soldier who fights courageously.
  • As Saul is pictured in 1Samuel as the people's choice, so, 2Samuel pictures David as God's choice.


  • David's Eulogy for Saul and Jonathan (2Sam 1)
  • David's Reign at Hebron (2-4)
  • David's Reign over all Israel at Jerusalem (5-10)
  • David's Great Sin and Its Punishment (11-21)
  • David's Song of Deliverance and Last Words (22,23)
  • David's Numbering of Israel (24)

Limiting our consideration of 2Samuel to a single brief chapter [of Paul Van Gorder's book] is most difficult. So that we may condense some of the great truths found in this book, we will think of it historically, prophetically, and typically.


Chapter 5 of 2Samuel reports that David moved up against Jerusalem, captured it, and made it the capital of his kingdom. We learn later that this city also became the center of the worship of Jehovah. This is actually the third time Jerusalem is mentioned in the Bible. The first occurs in Genesis 14, where Abraham, returning from the rescue of Lot, was met by Melchizedek, priest-king of Salem, and [Abraham] gave a tithe to God. (Psalm 76, a psalm of Asaph, also refers to Jerusalem with the term ''Salem''.)

The second mention of the city is found in Judges 1:8, which records how Judah drove the Jebusites from the city and burned it, even though the Jebusites remained in control of the citadel.

The third, here in chapter 5 of 2Samuel, tells how it became the capital of the Davidic kingdom. The history of Jerusalem, the most important spot on the face of the globe, begins here. Another writer has said, ''If Palestine is the theater of the world's dreams, then Jerusalem is the stage.'' The psalmist wrote of Jerusalem, ''Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King'' (Psalm 48:2). From the days of David until this present time, Jerusalem has been the center of the world's attention. In some ways, it has been the ''storm center.''

You will find it most helpful to trace the history of Jerusalem, beginning with 1055 B.C. and proceeding until the New Testament days. Much of this history can be learned by reading the following passages of Scripture:

  • [The city and Temple besieged, taken captive, destroyed]--1Kings 14:25,26; 2Chronicles 12:2; 2Kings 14:13; 2Chronicles 25; 2Kings 16:5; 2Chronicles 28; Daniel 1:1; Ezekiel 1:1; 2Kings 25:1; Jeremiah 32:28-30
  • [The Temple rebuilt]-- Ezra 1:1-5; 2:1-70; 3:1-3; 4:4-24; 7:12-21;
  • [The city rebuilt --Neh 1:1-11; 2:1-10]
  • [Prophecy concerning Jerusalem -- Dan 9:25-27, 25 was fulfilled in Nehemiah's day.]

The greatest event in the history of the world, the crucifixion and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, took place in Jerusalem.

If you thumb the pages of the history of Jerusalem after our Lord's birth, you will find that the sands of Israel, and especially the environs of that city, have been drenched with the blood of rampaging armies. The city has been besieged approximately 20 times since A.D. 70. Why? Not because of its maritime value, for it is not on the sea. Not because of its population, for other cities have exceeded it by millions. But somehow it is a strategic center. It has a purpose in the economy of God, and Satan wants to control it.

As we examine carefully the prophetic Word, we find that many great events are yet destined to take place there. God will one day gather all the nations against Jerusalem to battle. Jehovah Himself will fight against them (Zechariah 14:2,3). The Lord Jesus Christ will return to the Mount of Olives, which is located just to the east of Jerusalem (Zech 14:4). Jerusalem will become the capital of the millenial kingdom [of Christ] (Zech 8:20-23). And the law and the word of the Lord will go forth from that city (Isaiah 2:1-3).

Jerusalem has repeatedly been caught between opposing armies; it has often been ''the iron between the trip hammer and the anvil.'' But a day is coming when Jerusalem will become a ''quiet habitation, a tabernacle that shall not be taken down'' (Isaiah 33:20).


A main prophetic teaching of 2Samuel is found in the Davidic covenant, spelled out in 2Sa 7:14-16. This is one of the mountain peaks of Scripture! The covenant with David was confirmed by God's own oath, for Jehovah said, ''I have made a covenant with My chosen, I have sworn unto David, My servant: Thy seed will I establish forever, and build up thy throne to all generations'' (Psalm 89:3,4). God further stated, ''Once have I sworn by My holiness that I will not lie unto David. His seed shall endure forever, and his throne as the sun before Me'' (Ps 89:35,36).

Note the five terms of the Davidic covenant:

  • a Davidic house-- a posterity.
  • a throne-- a royal authority.
  • a kingdom-- a sphere of rule.
  • a perpetuity-- forever.
  • a promise-- disobedience followed by chastisement, but no abrogation [of the promise].

These promises are carried over into the New Testament. Acts 15:14-17 gives us the divine program for the church age, and the Davidic covenant will be fulfilled when this age is complete.

TYPICAL TEACHING-- (Ed: See caveats regarding Typology - Study of Biblical types)

As much as any book of the Old Testament, 2Samuel demonstrates the grace of God. David himself received God's grace time and time again. This is shown markedly in his awful sin, his restoration, and his assurance of God's forgiveness.

David's care of Mephibosheth is a picture of the sinner received, forgiven, and exalted to a place of fellowship and protection. Consider these reflections of God's redeeming grace in Christ:

  • Mephibosheth was lame (2Sam 4:4),
  • having fallen at the hands of another. [Rom 5:12]
  • He was sought by David,
  • even though he belonged to the family of the king's enemies (9:1-3). [Rom 5:6,8-10]
  • He was found in the house of Machir (9:5).
  • ''Machir'' means ''sold.'' [Rom 7:14]
  • He was in the land of Lodebar, which means ''no pasture'' (9:5). [1Pet 2:25]
  • He feared the king (9:6). [Mat 10:28; Heb 9:27]
  • He took the place of humility before David (9:6).
  • This reminds us of the publican [Luke 18:13] and the prodigal [Luke 15:19].
  • David gave him the highest place (2Sam 9:10). How full is God's measure of grace! [Eph 1:3]
  • He lived in the city of Jerusalem, which means ''peace'' (9:13). [Rom 5:1,2; Php 4:7]
  • He carried the marks of his fall to his grave,
  • but grace kept them out of sight (9:13). [1John 3:1-3]

All of this speaks volumes about the work of our Lord, in making possible the salvation of sinners, and about our acceptance before Him.

A tremendous Messianic note is sounded in 2Samuel 19:10, ''Now, therefore, why speak ye not a word of bringing the king back?'' The Davidic covenant will find its fulfillment in David's greater Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will one day return. [Rev 22:16,20]

Life of David Study Notes

  • David #1: 1 Samuel 16:1-23
  • David #1: 1 Samuel 16:1-23
  • David #2: 1 Samuel 17:1-58
  • David #3: 1 Samuel 19:1 – 20:42
  • David #4: 1 Samuel 21:1 – 22:23
  • David #5: 1 Samuel 23:1-29 & 24:1-22
  • David #6: 1 Samuel 25:1-44
  • David #10: 2 Samuel 3:1 – 4:12
  • David #11: 2 Samuel 5:1 – 6:23
  • David #12: 2 Samuel 7:1 – 8:18
  • David #10: 2 Samuel 3:1 – 4:12
  • David #11: 2 Samuel 5:1 – 6:23
  • David #12: 2 Samuel 7:1 – 8:18
  • David #13: 2 Samuel 9:1 – 10:19
  • David #14: 2 Samuel 11:1-27
  • David #15: 2 Samuel 12:1-31
  • David #16: 2 Samuel 13:1-39
  • David #17: 2 Samuel 14:1 – 15:37
  • David #18: 2 Samuel 16:1-23
  • David #19: 2 Samuel 17:1 – 18:33
  • David #20: 2 Samuel 19:1-43
  • David #21: 2 Samuel 20:1 – 21:22
  • David #22: 2 Samuel 22:1-51
  • David #23: 2 Samuel 23:1 – 24:25
  • David #24: 1 Kings 1:1-2:12

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2 Samuel 9 God’s Gift

A British factory worker and his wife were excited when, after many years of marriage, they discovered they were going to have their first child. According to author Jill Briscoe, who told this true story, the man eagerly relayed the good news to his fellow workers. He told them God had answered his prayers. But they made fun of him for asking God for a child. When the baby was born, he was diagnosed as having Down’s syndrome. As the father made his way to work for the first time after the birth, he wondered how to face his co-workers. “God, please give me wisdom,” he prayed. Just as he feared, some said mockingly, “So, God gave you this child!” The new father stood for a long time, silently asking God for help. At last he said, “I’m glad the Lord gave this child to me and not to you.” As this man accepted his disabled son as God’s gift to him, so David was pleased to show kindness to Saul’s son who was “lame in his feet” (2 Sam. 9:3). Some may have rejected Mephibosheth because he was lame, but David’s action showed that he valued him greatly. - Our Daily Bread, April 6, 1994

2 Samuel 11:3 Grandfather of Bathsheba

By comparing 2 Samuel 11:3 and 23:34, some believe that Ahithophel was the grandfather of Bathsheba, and that he was enraged because David had committed adultery with her. So Ahithophel may have wanted Absalom to destroy David and take the throne from his father. But when he saw Absalom following advice that would lead to defeat, he was so despondent that he gave in to despair and took his own life instead of committing the matter to God. Our Daily Bread, Sept. 2, 1990

2 Samuel 12 Adultery/Affair

When I was growing up, “adultery” was a word one whispered. Today the word is “affair,” and it’s a subtle change. Affair has an air of mystery about it, and romance, and excitement. Radio, television, movies, books—all of the media—assume or encourage the affair. It’s easy to fall into the trap: everyone is doing it, so it must be OK. Unless, of course, you believe in keeping the laws of God. For whatever reason, keeping the seventh commandment is becoming more difficult for more and more Christians. In fact, JU. Allan Petersen begins his new book, The Myth of the Greener Grass, with a question: “Is Anyone Faithful Anymore” And it’s a good question. He writes that in his 38 years of traveling ministry he has counseled pastors, pastors’ wives, missionaries, Sunday school teachers, Christian counselors, and church members who reflect the increasing incidence of extramarital affairs among professing Christian people. There is a “tendency to find reasons to support this behavior, even though those reasons might be contrary to the moral and biblical convictions we have long held.” Today we want to talk about relationships, not sin. Peterson points out the relationship of David and Bathsheba, and the results of their affair. The lessons we can learn from the story of David, a man of God who fell into sin, apply to all of us, men and women alike. Here are some of the, pointed out by Petersen:

1. No one, however chosen, blessed, and used of God, is immune to an extramarital affair.

2. Anyone, regardless of how many victories he has won, can fall disastrously.

3. The act of infidelity is the result of uncontrolled desires, thoughts, and fantasies.

4. Your body is your servant or it becomes your master.

5. A Christian who falls will excuse, rationalize, and conceal, the same as anyone else.

6. Sin can be enjoyable but it can never be successfully covered.

7. One night of passion can spark years of family pain.

8. Failure is neither fatal nor final. Source unknown

2 Samuel 12:5-6 Paid Four Times

1. Child Died

2. Tamar, his daughter violated

3. Ammon, His son, slain

4. Absalom slaughtered - Source unknown

2 Samuel 12:1-15 Five C’s

1. Commissioned,

2. Confront,

3. Commandment,

4. Consequences,

5. Confession

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2 Samuel 21:17 - People Helping People

But Abishai, the son of Zeruiah, came to his aid. 2 Samuel 21:17

Sometimes we win great spiritual victories or reach a seemingly unattainable goal without the help of a friend or companion. This was true of David when as a shepherd lad he killed Goliath with nothing but a sling and faith in God. In later years, however, he would have been slain by a giant named Ishbibenob if his nephew Abishai had not come to his aid. Now, are we to conclude that God was with David when he met Goliath, but not when he confronted the second giant? I don’t think so! The Lord simply used a different means to take care of His servant. The first time, He used David’s skill with the sling; the second time, He used Abishai’s strength and military prowess. Our Daily Bread, Wednesday, February 8.

2 Samuel 24:24 Painting Contractor

Wes Evans, principal of Christian Heritage School, Edwall, WA, told of how a painting contractor donated a large amount of paint to a school he formerly was at. He used the donation as a tax write-off. When they opened it, it not only was of a horrendous color, but most of it had gone bad. The school had to pay to have it hauled to the dump.

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Henry P Smith (1904)

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Challies rates Dale Ralph Davis book #1 - Click for an except of 1Samuel 1:1-2:10 comments - 2 Samuel Commentary Below are the "Contents" from Davis' book which have interesting titles outlining 2 Samuel…

Introduction: From Theft to Lie

Part 1: A Man After God’s Heart - 2 Samuel 1-8

Kingdom Principles - 2 Samuel 1:1-16

Good Grief - 2 Samuel 1:17- 27

A Tale of Two Kingdoms - 2 Samuel 2:1-11

Promise Rules - 2 Samuel 2:12-3:39

The Gore of Man Does Not Work the Righteousness of God - 2 Samuel 4:1-12

Kingdom Collage - 2 Samuel 5:1-25

The Terror and Ecstasy of God - 2 Samuel 6:1-23

Getting to Know the Covenant God - 2 Samuel 7:1-17

Sit Down and Stand on God’s Promise - 2 Samuel 7:18-29

The Coming of the Kingdom - 2 Samuel 8:1-18

Part 2: A Servant Under God’s Rod - 2 Samuel 9-20

Up With Covenant! - 2 Samuel 9:1-13

Foreign Folly - 2 Samuel 10:1-19

Flesh and Blood - 2 Samuel 11:1-27

Grace Greater Than All Our Sin - 2 Samuel 12:1-31

All in the Family - 2 Samuel 13:1-39

The Manipulators - 2 Samuel 14:1-33

Politics and Faith - 2 Samuel 15:1-37

In the Presence of My Enemies - 2 Samuel 16:1-23

His Kingdom Cannot Fail - 2 Samuel 17:1-29

The Sad Triumph - 2 Samuel 18:1-19:8

Welcome Home — Maybe - 2 Samuel 19:9-43

No Surprises - 2 Samuel 20:1-26

Part 3: A Kingdom in God’s Hands - 2 Samuel 21-24

The Cost of Covenant- breaking - 2 Samuel 21:1-14

The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall - 2 Samuel 21:15-22

Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares - 2 Samuel 22:1-51

Last Words Look Forward - 2 Samuel 23:1-7

Hail to the Chiefs - 2 Samuel 23:8-39

Senseless Census - 2 Samuel 24:1-25

JAMES ROSSCUP - Commentaries for Biblical Expositors

  •  Ackroyd, Peter R. The Second Book of Samuel (Cambridge Bible Commentary). Cambridge: U. P., 1977. 247 pp. -  An attempt to meet general readers’ needs. The approach is mildly critical. Ackroyd has a clear writing style and often is of help on the reading of a given text, historical setting, customs and explanation of the passage. The work is cursory.
  • Anderson, A. A. 2 Samuel (Word Biblical Commentary). Waco, TX. Word Books, 1989. 302 pp. Conservatives will find much to aid them here in meticulous exegetical detail and giving of different views, all done quite readably. One is soon aware, however, of the nonconservative perspective, as in supposing errors as to historical fact, misstatements, and portions ineptly inserted by an exilic redactor (cf. pp. 118–19, 132, 161, 168 etc.). Users will have to use the work with much carefulness but can glean heavy profit from places where he contributes well. Anderson is Honorary Fellow in theology, University of Manchester, England. His introduction takes up theories of composition that specialized scholars can follow completely, even if they do not agree. Many things said in Samuel are attributed to the artistic skill of the author, and one gains the impression that to Anderson they are not historically reliable (xxxiv, etc.). The form/structure/setting sections have much that can help evangelicals and much that gives liberal slants biased on ideas of theoretical sources. Careful advanced students can sift out much and leave much. Like Klein’s work on I Samuel, the flow is broken in many ways, so the use of the commentary for any but specialist students will be slow plodding and spotty in benefit.
  • Baldwin, Joyce C. 1 and 2 Samuel: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentary). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1988. 299 pp. A concise, competent, clear evangelical work using various sources, elucidating most passages well and showing their theological and practical relevance then and now.
  • Barber, Cyril J. The Book of Second Samuel. Neptune, NJ: Loizeaux, 2000.  Barber, a keen student aggressive to explain passages, surveys each segment in its main flow, and offers relational application. He uses provocative titles, vivid writing, often careful reasons for views, and valuable leads for teachers and preachers. He articulates lessons such as David’s making decisions as regarding the Amalekite claiming to have killed Saul, David covering up sin, and problems to which wrong choices can lead (2 Sam. 13ff). Overall the work is a good catalyst for speakers, surveying students, and lay readers.
  • Bergen, Robert D. 1, 2 Samuel (New American Commentary). Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1996.  The commentator is a professor at Hannibal-La Grange College, Hannibal, MO. He argues for the accurate, reliable, relevant Word of God. His excellent work reflects wide knowledge of biblical literature in the text and in footnotes. The writing flows with lucid vitality, and Bergen invests much from word study, grammar, customs, geographical details, etc. His appraisal of Eli is arresting (69), as are comments on Saul’s excuses of I Sam. 15 and David’s fight with Goliath. Bergen’s careful weighing of views about how Saul died ends with his harmonizing view that Saul fell on his sword (I Sam. 31), but in his final moments the Amalekite hastened his death (2 Sam. 1). This is a fine grappling with main details in the two books.
  • Evans, Mary J. 1 and 2 Samuel (New International Critical Commentary). Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2000.  A lecturer in OT at London Bible College did well-studied, lucid comments on verses, with added notes on certain details after each section. She covers most bases, resolves many problems, and elucidates customs, word meanings, and the like. She has no firm solution on some verses, such as the number left out in I Sam. 13:1. She believes that the Amalekite found Saul dead, and took advantage, supposing that David would reward him (2 Sam. 1). She shows richness from wide reading awareness on many points.
  • Gordon, R. P. 1 and 2 Samuel: A Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1986. 375 pp.  This generally highly-regarded work offers much assistance verse by verse, using the RSV. The author comments a lot on the Hebrew text as to exegesis, word study, dealing with problems, etc.
  • Laney, J. Carl. First and Second Samuel. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1982. 132 pp.  Laney, an assistant professor of Biblical literature at Western Conservative Baptist Seminary and more widely known for his volume The Divorce Myth, traces the lives of Samuel, Saul and David. This 1982 update for Moody Press’s Everyman’s Bible Commentary Series is a surprisingly resourceful paperback. Laney argues tersely for a 722 B. C. date for the Fall of Samaria. Thus, he prefers a time of writing for I & II Samuel sometime during or immediately following David’s lifetime. He dates the dividing of the kingdom as 931 B. C. Regarding textual matters, Laney does not overlook the lacuna of I Samuel 13:1 as he states that great benefit can be gleaned from the LXX in a study of these two books. One interesting sidelight is his citation of the “dynastic defense” motif evident in I Samuel 15 and II Samuel 8, a setting apparently not unlike 13th Century Hittite tradition. Laney’s discussion of God’s will in I Samuel 8:21, 22 is quite helpful. In I Samuel 28 the treatment of the Witch of Endor is thorough. He concludes that God caused Samuel himself to appear. In II Samuel 7, Laney sheds light on the covenant by picturing its threefold nature. Laney’s maps and graphics are well-placed and worthwhile. His treatment in 2 Samuel 24 of the two-sided nature of David numbering God’s people is also worthy of attention. This is a well researched and supported volume. There are few volumes on I and II Samuel which could rightly claim to be more helpful on expositional matters.—Jan Sattem
  • Merrill, Eugene. “I and II Samuel,” Bible Knowledge Commentary, ed. John F. Walvoord and Roy B. Zuck. Volume I. Wheaton: Victor Books, 1983. Professor of Old Testament at Dallas Theological Seminary surveys both books with conservative expertise, dealing with Hebrew meaning, problems, customs, etc. He has a high view of inspiration and a good use of literature relevant in the area.
  • Meyer, F. B. Cf. under Joshua.  Vos, Howard F. 1, 2 Samuel (Bible Study Commentary). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1983. 166 pp. Vos was Professor of History and Archaeology, King’s College, Briarcliff Manor, New York, In this conservative work he gives a long outline at the outset, then incorporates this in his survey of I and 2 Samuel. For many Bible teachers, preachers, and lay people the exposition helpfully sums up what is said and some implications. It offers brief explanation of some main problems, such as the number judged at Beth Shemesh in I Samuel 6:19ff. and how to fill in the number of Saul’s years in 13:1.







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Introduction 2 Samuel 1 2 Samuel 2 2 Samuel 3
2 Samuel 4 2 Samuel 5 2 Samuel 6 2 Samuel 7
2 Samuel 8 2 Samuel 9 2 Samuel 10 2 Samuel 11
2 Samuel 12 2 Samuel 13 2 Samuel 14 2 Samuel 15
2 Samuel 16 2 Samuel 17 2 Samuel 18 2 Samuel 19
2 Samuel 20 2 Samuel 21 2 Samuel 22 2 Samuel 23
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  • 2 Samuel 1:1-24; Loving Our Enemies: When bad things happen to those who have dealt with us unjustly, we should ask the Lord for grace to express sincere sorrow.  Video
  • 2 Samuel 1:25-27; Same-Sex Friendships: When we develop deep relationships within our own gender, we must always keep these relationships morally pure.Video
  • 2 Samuel 2:1-7:17; God's Sovereign Plan: Though our journey through life includes many human factors, we must remember that God's sovereign plan for each one of us continues to unfold. Video
  • 2 Samuel 7:18-29; Praying in God's Will: To experience answered prayer, we are to align our praise and petitions with God's revealed will. Video
  • 2 Samuel 9:1-13; Reciprocal Ministry: We should remember those who have had a special ministry in our lives. Video
  • 2 Samuel 11:1-3; Vulnerability to Temptation: When we are most vulnerable physically, emotionally, and spiritually, we must be on guard against Satan's attacks. Video
  • 2 Samuel 11:4-5; From Temptation to Sin: We should take deliberate steps to keep sexual temptation from becoming sinful thoughts, attitudes, and actions. Video
  • 2 Samuel 11:6-27; Ongoing Moral Failure: To avoid continued moral failures, we must openly acknowledge our sin. Video
  • 2 Samuel 12:1-12; Deceiving Ourselves: We should be especially on guard against self-deception and rationalization when we fail morally. Video
  • 2 Samuel. 12:13-23; The Consequences of Sin: Though the blood of the Lord Jesus Christ cleanses us from all our sins, we should not expect all negative consequences to suddenly disappear. Video
  • 2 Samuel 12:24-25; God's Unconditional Love: Once we acknowledge our sins and experience God's forgiveness, we should move forward in our lives, relying on God's unconditional love. Video
  • 2 Samuel 13:1-19; Love or Lust: Men particularly must learn to distinguish between unselfish, unconditional love and selfish, conditional lust. Video
  • 2 Samuel 13:20-33; Sinful Anger: We are not to harbor intense anger and hatred in our hearts since it can lead to terrible acts of sin. Video
  • 2 Samuel 13:34-39; Parental Rationalization: When disciplining children, parents should not allow their judgment to become distorted by their own sins. Video
  • 2 Samuel 14:1-33; Strengths and Weaknesses: No matter who we are or what our circumstances, we must be cautious so that our greatest strengths do not become our greatest weaknesses. Video
  • 2 Samuel 15:1-13; Ultimate Betrayal: When we are betrayed by those we have trusted, we must remember that the Lord Jesus Christ identifies with our disappointment and pain. Video
  • 2 Samuel; Principle #17; 2 Sm. 15:14-16:14; p. 412
  • Accepting God's Discipline: When we reap the consequences of our sinful actions, we must willingly accept this as God's discipline. Video
  • 2 Samuel; Principle #18; 2 Sm. 18:1-18; p. 414
  • The Pervasive Sin of Pride: When we are tempted to be disloyal or to betray someone who trusts us, we should look for indications of pride in our hearts. Video
  • 2 Samuel 18:19-19:15; Acting Responsibly: There are times when leaders must rise above emotional pain and identify with the needs of the larger community. Video
  • 2 Samuel 21:1-9; Making Restitution: Though leaders may not be responsible for the evil done by other leaders within their area of accountability, they should attempt to right the wrong. Video
  • 2 Samuel 24:1-10; A Clear Conscience: We should always seek to have a clear conscience. Video
  • 2 Samuel 24:11-17; Taking Responsibility: When we see people injured and hurt because of our sinful actions, we should take full responsibility. Video
  • 2 Samuel 24:18-25;Giving Sacrificially: We should seek to please God by offering Him sacrificial gifts. Video




  • 1 Samuel 1:1-8;Marital Relationships: To experience marital fulfillment as God intended, we must practice the one man-one woman plan instituted in the Garden of Eden. Video
  • 1 Samuel 1:9-18; Sincere Commitments: We should feel free to make personal commitments to God that are based on God's future provisions.Video
  • 1 Samuel. 1:19-28;Child Dedication: Parents are to dedicate their children to the Lord and commit to teaching them to do God's will. Video
  • 1 Samuel 2:1-11; Prayers of Praise: We should always praise and thank God for his blessings, especially when we have experienced specific answers to prayer. Video
  • 1 Samuel 2:12-26; A Biblical Profile: When we select and appoint spiritual leaders, we are to use a biblical profile of maturity. Video
  • 1 Samuel 2:27-36; A Well-Managed Family: Fathers are to lead their children to grow and mature spiritually, morally, and ethically. Video
  • 1 Samuel 3:1-18; Human Responsibility: We are to take full responsibility for our failures, never blaming God or anyone else.Video
  • 1 Samuel 3:19-4:2; Discerning the Truth: We should consult the Holy Scriptures as well as mature Christians to help us discern truth from error. Video
  • 1 Samuel 4:3-11; Misplaced Faith: We must put our faith in the eternal, all-powerful God rather than in external symbols Video
  • 1 Samuel 4:12-22; The Impact of Sin: To avoid causing others to stumble and fall into sin, we should live consistent godly lives. Video
  • 1 Samuel 5:1-7:1; Our Eternal God: Though many of the values in our culture are out of harmony with the biblical values, we are to continue to reflect God's eternal power and glory in all that we do. Video
  • 1 Samuel 7:2-6; Lukewarm Christianity: To experience God's presence and power, we must serve Him wholeheartedly. Video
  • 1 Samuel 7:7-14; The Power of Prayer: To be able to serve God wholeheartedly and be victorious over Satan, we must seek His help through prayer. Video
  • 1 Samuel 7:15-8:3; Parental Dissapointments: Parents must not ignore the power of a worldly environment to lead their children astray. Video
  • 1 Samuel 8:4-9; Handling Rejection: When we experience rejection for doing what is right, we should remember it is God Himself who is ultimately being rejected. Video
  • 1 Samuel 8:10-22; God-Centered Decisions: In using the freedom God has given us, we should always make decisions that are within His will.Video
  • 1 Samuel 9:1-17; God's Faithfulness: In terms of our eternal life in Christ, we must depend on God's faithfulness, not ours. Video
  • 1 Samuel 9:18-10:10; God's Empathy: When we are overwhelmed with our weaknesses, we are to seek God's help, being assured that God empathizes with our humanness and desires to help us. Video
  • 1 Samuel 10:17-27; Hero Worship: In our hearts, we are never to allow spiritual leaders to take precedence over God. Video
  • 1 Samuel 11:14-12:5; Modeling Godly Character: To earn the right to be heard, we must consistently model godly character that refl ects the life of Jesus Christ. Video
  • 1 Samuel 12:6-22; A Second Chance: Even though we walk out of God?s will, we are to take comfort that He always desires to give us another opportunity to follow Him fully. Video
  • 1 Samuel 12:23-25; A Shepherds Heart: We are to develop a heart of love and concern even for those who may reject our ministry. Video
  • 1 Samuel 13:1-14; Self-Justification: We are to take full responsibility for our sinful actions and avoid making excuses to protect ourselves. Video
  • 1 Samuel 13:15-14:46; Being Teachable: All adults should be open to what God may want to teach them through the younger generation. Video
  • 1 Samuel 15:1-35;  Prideful Behavior: We must be on guard against prideful behavior, which Satan wants to use to lead us into rebellion against God. Video
  • 1 Samuel 16:1-13; Determining Heart Attitudes: When we select leaders, we are to use biblical criteria that measure internal Christlike qualities. Video
  • 1 Samuel 16:14-23; Security in Christ: Though God will discipline us when we persistently sin, we are to take comfort in the fact that it is for our own good and we are secure in His eternal love. Video
  • 1 Samuel 17:12-28; Jealous Reactions: When we have feelings of anger and jealousy, we must be on guard since these normal emotions can become very sinful. Video
  • 1 Samuel 17:31-37; Youthful Service: We should encourage young people to be bold and courageous in their service for God. Video
  • 1 Samuel 17:38-47; Honoring God: When Satan and his evil forces a ack us, one of our major goals should be to uphold God's reputation. Video
  • 1 Samuel 17:48-18:4; True Friendship: We are to honor one another, be devoted to one another, and even be willing to lay down our lives for one another. Video
  • 1 Samuel 18:5-20:42; Self-destructive Behavior: We must never allow jealousy and anger to go unchecked since both emotions can lead to very sinful and destructive behavior. Video
  • 1 Samuel 21:1-15; The Power of Fear: When we become fearful, we must be on guard against the temptation to regress to a itudes and actions that are self focused. Video
  • 1 Samuel 22:1-2; Regaining Spiritual Focus: When we feel alone and isolated, we should refocus our thoughts on who God is and what He wants to do for us when we trust Him. Video
  • 1 Samuel 22:3-4; Honoring Parents: Adult children are to honor and care for their parents. Video
  • 1 Samuel 22:5-23; Making No Excuses: When we violate God?s will and in the process hurt others, we are to take full responsibility for our actions.  Video
  • 1 Samuel 23:1-6; Seeking God's Wisdom: When we have to make strategic decisions, we are to pray and seek wisdom from God and His Word. Video
  • 1 Samuel 23:7-24; Selfish Motives: We must resist the temptation to convince ourselves that God approves of our actions when, in actuality, we are driven by selfish motives. Video
  • 1 Samuel 24:1-22; False Repentance: Even though we may be overcome with guilt and remorse, we must not automatically conclude that we have experienced true repentance. Video
  • 1 Samuel 25:1-44; Personal Confrontation: When we see a fellow Christian about to walk out of the will of God, we should be willing to confront that person humbly and sensitively. Video
  • 1 Samuel 26:1-25; Respect Plus Accountability: We are to respect those who have spiritual leadership roles in the church, but they must still be held accountable for irresponsible and sinful actions. Video
  • 1 Samuel 27:1-12; Spiritual Regression: We must be on guard against regressing to self-centered patterns of behavior. Video
  • 1 Samuel 28:1-25; Finishing Well: As believers in the Lord Jesus Christ, our goal should always be to conclude our lives on earth fulfilling God's will. Video
  • 1 Samuel 29:1-30:31; Sincere Prayer: We should remember that God, as our heavenly Father, is always available when we sincerely seek His help.Video








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  • 2 SAMUEL ARTICLES - see titles available below
  • DAVID CROWNED KING OVER ALL. 2 Samuel 5:1-5.
  • DAVID RESTORING THE ARK. 2 Samuel 6:1-16.
  • DAVID'S FALL AND FORGIVENESS. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
  • DAVID AND ABSALOM. 2 Samuel 13-18
  • DAVID'S SONG OF DELIVERANCE. 2 Samuel 22:17-20
  • DAVID'S OFFERING. 2 Samuel 23:15-17  
  • DAVID'S CHOICE. 2 Samuel 24:1-14





Excerpt - How do I apply this? David is known as a “man after [God’s] own heart” (1 Samuel 13:14) because, though he sinned greatly and made mistakes, he acknowledged those failures and repented before God. Repent means to turn away from sin and turn toward righteousness. Our Father knows we are not perfect. So His Son, Jesus Christ, paid the price for our sins so that we can become righteous in God’s sight through faith. And although our salvation is secure, our daily sins can hinder our relationship with God. When we confess our sins, turning to the Lord in humility, He will forgive us and restore our relationship with Him. The apostle James has written what might be an appropriate epitaph for David. It can be yours, too: “Humble yourselves in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt you” (James 4:10).




































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How The Mighty Are Fallen 2 Sa 1:17-27 Memorial Day; America; Freedom Alan Stewart
The Giant of Disappointment 2 Sa 7:1-29 Disappointment Denis Lyle
How Great Thou Art! 2 Sa 7:18-29 God, Greatness of; God, Nature of; Praise of God J. Mike Minnix
Hey! Can You Accept Forgiveness? 2 Sa 12:1-9 Forgiveness James McCullen

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A Change of Dynasty D. Fraser 2 Samuel 1:1, 2
Selfish Craft D. Fraser 2 Samuel 1:2-10
The Amalekite Messenger C. Ness. 2 Samuel 1:2-16
The Man Who Professed to have Slain Saul R. Young, M. A. 2 Samuel 1:2-16
Tidings from Gilboa J. A. Miller. 2 Samuel 1:2-16
A Sad End of a Perverse Life G. Wood 2 Samuel 1:6-10
Unselfish Grief D. Fraser 2 Samuel 1:11, 12
Capital Punishment D. Fraser 2 Samuel 1:13-16
A Weighty Question G. Wood 2 Samuel 1:14
David's Lament W. H. Hutchings, M. A. 2 Samuel 1:17
Death of Saul and Jonathan Monday Club Sermons 2 Samuel 1:17
Lessons from a Lost Book William Jones. 2 Samuel 1:17
The Book of Jasher William Jones. 2 Samuel 1:17
The Song of the Bow E. Paxton Hood. 2 Samuel 1:17
The Song of the Bow D. Fraser 2 Samuel 1:17, 18
How are the Mighty Fallen! D. Fraser 2 Samuel 1:19
The Death of the Great S. Davies, A. M. 2 Samuel 1:19-20
The Fall of Christians The Study 2 Samuel 1:19-20
David's Lamentation Over Saul and Jonathan D. Fraser 2 Samuel 1:19-27
Joy Amongst the Enemies of the Church G. Wood 2 Samuel 1:20
David's Lament Over Saul J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 1:20-22
The Elegy J. A. Miller. 2 Samuel 1:20-22
Successful Archery T. De Witt Talmage. 2 Samuel 1:22
The Master and the Disciple W. Dorling. 2 Samuel 1:23
The Dirge of the Mighty J. Silvester, M. A. 2 Samuel 1:25
The Fall of the Mighty B. Wallin. 2 Samuel 1:25
A Beloved Friend's Death Lamented G. Wood 2 Samuel 1:26
A Test of Friendship Great Thoughts 2 Samuel 1:26
Bereavement H. O. Mackey. 2 Samuel 1:26
Divine Goodness in Human Friendship Merle D'Aubigne. 2 Samuel 1:26
Jonathan, the Model Friend R. Newton, D. D. 2 Samuel 1:26
Passing the Love of Women H. J. W. Buxton. 2 Samuel 1:26
The Loss of a Friend H. O. Mackey. 2 Samuel 1:26
The Love of Christ T. Guthrie. 2 Samuel 1:26
The Love of Jonathan to David The Study 2 Samuel 1:26
The Love of Jonathan, and the Love of Jesus Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 1:26
The Love of Woman Richard Newton, D. D. 2 Samuel 1:26
True Friendship Deathless Christian Endeavour Times 2 Samuel 1:26
True Friendship in Union of Kindred Spirits Alex. Whyte, D. D. 2 Samuel 1:26
Wonderful Love W. L. Mackenzie. 2 Samuel 1:26
Wonderful Love D. Fraser 2 Samuel 1:26
Inquiring of God G. Wood 2 Samuel 2:1
The Bright Dawn of a Reign Alexander Maclaren 2 Samuel 2:1
Divine Guidance B. Dale 2 Samuel 2:1-4
Strength and Weakness H. E. Stone. 2 Samuel 2:1-32
David's Reign At Hebron W. G. Blaikie, M. A. 2 Samuel 2:3-4
Fresh Anointing F. B. Meyer, B. A. 2 Samuel 2:3-4
David Anointed King of Judah B. Dale 2 Samuel 2:4
Commendation B. Dale 2 Samuel 2:4-7
Gratitude and Policy G. Wood 2 Samuel 2:5-7
Attempts At Conciliation Defeated W. G. Blaikie, M. A. 2 Samuel 2:5-32
Isbosheth and Abner A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 2:8
Opposition to the Divine Purpose B. Dale 2 Samuel 2:8-12
Taking Sides   2 Samuel 2:12-13
Fratricidal Strife B. Dale 2 Samuel 2:13-17
The Untimely Fate of Asohel: to Young Men B. Dale 2 Samuel 2:18-23
War B. Dale 2 Samuel 2:24-29
A Sweet Beginning But a Bitter End Homilist 2 Samuel 2:26
Bitterness J. A. Norton. 2 Samuel 2:26
Keeping the End in View J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 2:26
Longing for the Cessation of Wars G. Wood 2 Samuel 2:26
Progressive Character of Sin T. Guthrie, D. D. 2 Samuel 2:26
Death Comes Unawares Henry, Matthew 2 Samuel 2:28
The Cost of Success J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 2:29
The Sorrows of Victory B. Dale 2 Samuel 2:30-32
The Break of Day J. Gasquoine, B. A. 2 Samuel 2:32
The House of David B. Dale 2 Samuel 3:1-5
A Long War C. M. Fleury, A. M. 2 Samuel 3:1-39
Perpetual War J. Irons. 2 Samuel 3:1-39
Progress and Termination of the Civil War W. G. Blaikie, M. A. 2 Samuel 3:1-39
The Character of Abner B. Dale 2 Samuel 3:6
The Dissensions of the Wicked B. Dale 2 Samuel 3:7-11
Doing Right Wrongly G. Wood 2 Samuel 3:9-12
God in History   2 Samuel 3:10
The Translation of Life J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 3:10
A Domestic Episode B. Dale 2 Samuel 3:12-16
An Urgent Appeal: an Evangelistic Address B. Dale 2 Samuel 3:17, 18
Now Theodore L. Cuyler, D. D. 2 Samuel 3:18
Now Then Do It Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 3:18
The Duty Lying Nearest   2 Samuel 3:18
To-Day H. O. Mackey. 2 Samuel 3:18
The Vengeance of Joab B. Dale 2 Samuel 3:22-30
David's Lament Over Abner B. Dale 2 Samuel 3:31-35
The Fool's Death A. G. Brown. 2 Samuel 3:33
The Moral of Affliction B. Fawcett, M. A. 2 Samuel 3:34
The King Can Do no Wrong Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 3:36
A Great Man W. Francis. 2 Samuel 3:38
Death of a Great Man G. Wood 2 Samuel 3:38
Greatness J. H. Hitchens, D. D. 2 Samuel 3:38
Grief At the Loss of a Great Statesman H. Aspden. 2 Samuel 3:38
The Death of a Great Man   2 Samuel 3:38
The Fall of a Prince and a Great Man B. Dale 2 Samuel 3:38
The Warrior's Grave J. G. Rogers, B. A. 2 Samuel 3:38
A Weak King G. Wood 2 Samuel 3:39
Balancings in Life Frederick Hastinas. 2 Samuel 3:39
Folly of Being Powerless Christian Weekly 2 Samuel 3:39
Man's Weakness and God's Anointing C . H. Spurgeon. 2 Samuel 3:39
Strong Yet Weak W. Birch. 2 Samuel 3:39
Sure Retribution G. Wood 2 Samuel 3:39
The Assassin Spared Alex. Whyte, D. D. 2 Samuel 3:39
The Limits of Human Supremacy A. F. Kirkpatrick, M. A. 2 Samuel 3:39
The Sons of Zeruiah B. Dale 2 Samuel 3:39
Men Without Co-Operation Weak J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 4:1
The Unhappy Lot of Ishbosheth B. Dale 2 Samuel 4:1-3
A Lifelong Affliction G. Wood 2 Samuel 4:4
An Unfortunate Prince: a Sermon to Children B. Dale 2 Samuel 4:4
Assassins B. Dale 2 Samuel 4:5-8
Assassination of Ishbosheth A. F. Kirkpatrick, M. A. 2 Samuel 4:5-12
The Death of Ishbosheth C. Ness. 2 Samuel 4:5-12
The End of Weakling   2 Samuel 4:5-12
Redemption from All Adversity G. Wood 2 Samuel 4:9
A Good Man's Motto B. Dale 2 Samuel 4:9-11
Nobleness and Selfishness J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 4:9-12
The Reward of the Wicked B. Dale 2 Samuel 4:12
One Fold and One Shepherd Alexander Maclaren 2 Samuel 5:1
David Anointed King of All Israel B. Dale 2 Samuel 5:1-3
Tardy Acceptance of a Divinely Appointed Ruler G. Wood 2 Samuel 5:1-3
David a Type of Christ J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 5:1-12
David King Ever Israel Monday Club Sermons 2 Samuel 5:1-12
David King Over All Israel A. E. Kittredge, D. D. 2 Samuel 5:1-12
King David a Type of Christ N. Hall, D. D. 2 Samuel 5:1-12
Divine Appointment and Man's Doing H. Clay Trumbull. 2 Samuel 5:2
The Shepherd King B. Dale 2 Samuel 5:2, 10, 12
Making a League The Sunday School Times 2 Samuel 5:3
Jerusalem, the Holy City F. B. Meyer, B. A. 2 Samuel 5:5
Jeering as a War-Weapon Sunday School Times 2 Samuel 5:6
Security not Safety Sunday School Times 2 Samuel 5:6
Jerusalem B. Dale 2 Samuel 5:6-9
Storming the Citadel   2 Samuel 5:8
Storming the Fortress J. R. Macduff, D. D. 2 Samuel 5:8
The Assault Upon Zion J. R. Macduff, D. D. 2 Samuel 5:8
David's Prosperity J. Sellicks. 2 Samuel 5:10
Desirable Greatness G. Wood 2 Samuel 5:10
Going and Growing Great Thomas Spurgeon. 2 Samuel 5:10
Greatness by Gentleness C. S. Robinson, D. D. 2 Samuel 5:10
Growing Great H. Clay Trumbull. 2 Samuel 5:10
Improvement a Duty Great Thoughts 2 Samuel 5:10
Prosperity A. F. Schauffler. 2 Samuel 5:10
The Laws of Vigorous Growth   2 Samuel 5:10
The Nature of True Progress R. C. Ford, M. A. 2 Samuel 5:10
The Kingdom Established W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 5:11-22
Hiram, King of Tyre B. Dale 2 Samuel 5:12
Perception of Divine Agency and Purpose G. Wood 2 Samuel 5:12
Victory Over the Philistines B. Dale 2 Samuel 5:17-20
Divine Assurance of Victory G. Wood 2 Samuel 5:19
The Destruction of Images B. Dale 2 Samuel 5:21
Renewed Conflict B. Dale 2 Samuel 5:22, 23
God's Signals T. L. Cuyler, D. D. 2 Samuel 5:23-25
Signal for Advance F. W. Brown. 2 Samuel 5:23-25
The Lord Leading; David Following Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 5:23-25
The Moment of Opportunity W. L. Mackenzie. 2 Samuel 5:23-25
The Sound in the Mulberry Trees Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 5:23-25
The Special Meaning of Common Things H. J. Bevis. 2 Samuel 5:23-25
Waiting for a Sign W. G. Lewis. 2 Samuel 5:23-25
Divine Omens of Coming Victory G. Wood 2 Samuel 5:24
The Sound in the Mulberry Trees Charles Haddon Spurgeon 2 Samuel 5:24
Signs B. Dale 2 Samuel 5:24, 25
Do Present Duty Hannah More. 2 Samuel 5:25
Doing Your Duty Great Thoughts 2 Samuel 5:25
Individual Activity Bishop Welldon. 2 Samuel 5:25
Marching Orders F. B. Meyer. 2 Samuel 5:25
The Grasp of Opportunity   2 Samuel 5:25
The Ark Sought After Long Neglect B. Dale 2 Samuel 6:1, 2
Bringing Up the Ark C. Ness. 2 Samuel 6:1-23
Care of the Ark J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 6:1-23
David Restoring the Ark B. W. Newton. 2 Samuel 6:1-23
Seeking the Ark of the Covenant C. S. Robinson, D. D. 2 Samuel 6:1-23
The Ark Brought Bark A. Mitchell, D. D. 2 Samuel 6:1-23
The Ark Brought to Zion W. H. Green, D. D., LL. D. 2 Samuel 6:1-23
The Ark Brought to Zion G. F. Coster. 2 Samuel 6:1-23
The Ark Brought Up to Jerusalem W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 6:1-23
The Ark the Centre of Service and Worship Monday Club Sermons 2 Samuel 6:1-23
The Return of the Ark C. M. Fleury, A. M. 2 Samuel 6:1-23
Novelties in Religion and Their End W. J. Hall. 2 Samuel 6:3
The Ark Brought Out of Deep Obscurity B. Dale 2 Samuel 6:3-5
Joy in Religion A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 6:5
A Precise God   2 Samuel 6:6-7
An Error and its Consequences R. E. Faulkner. 2 Samuel 6:6-7
God's View of Sin Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 6:6-7
Nature's Penalties for Disobedience G. Bladon, B. A. 2 Samuel 6:6-7
The Death of Uzzah G. Wood 2 Samuel 6:6, 7
The Fate of Uzzah A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 6:6-7
Uzzah; or the Danger of Familiarity with Sacred Things F. Hastings. 2 Samuel 6:6-7
The Ark Upheld with Irreverent Hands B. Dale 2 Samuel 6:6-8
Dread of God G. Wood 2 Samuel 6:9
The Ark Regarded with a Fearful Heart B. Dale 2 Samuel 6:9, 10
The Ark Received with a Right Spirit B. Dale 2 Samuel 6:10, 11
God's Blessing Abiding with the Ark G. Wood 2 Samuel 6:11
A Prospering Religion Desired J. Trapp. 2 Samuel 6:11-12
Make Room for the Ark J. Robertson. 2 Samuel 6:11-12
The Ark in the House of Obed-Edom A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 6:11-12
The Ark in the House of Obed-Edom C. Ness. 2 Samuel 6:11-12
The Cultivation of Faultily Worship E. Steane. 2 Samuel 6:11-12
The Nature and Profitableness of Family Religion E. Cooper. 2 Samuel 6:11-12
Why Obed-Edom Found the Ark a Blessing J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 6:11-12
The Ark Led Forth with Devout Enthusiasm B. Dale 2 Samuel 6:12-15
The Ark Brought to Zion G. Wood 2 Samuel 6:12-19
Religious Uses of Music and Dancing H. B. Tristram, D. D. 2 Samuel 6:14-15
Husband's Claim Upon a Wife's Reverence Alex. Whyte, D. D. 2 Samuel 6:16
Michal's Lack of Sympathy with David Alex. Whyte, D. D. 2 Samuel 6:16
Religious Zeal Despised G. Wood 2 Samuel 6:16
Respect for a Husband a Duty E. Monro. 2 Samuel 6:16
The Believer and the Scoffer Contrasted R. P. Buddicom. 2 Samuel 6:16
The Ark and the Bible B. Dale 2 Samuel 6:17
The Ark Established in its Chosen Resting Place B. Dale 2 Samuel 6:17-19
Afraid of the Excitement of Religion Newton Jones. 2 Samuel 6:20
Blessing the Household W. Snell. 2 Samuel 6:20
Domestic Religion C. R. Muston, M. A. 2 Samuel 6:20
Domestic Religion G. Wood 2 Samuel 6:20
Family Worship P. Grant. 2 Samuel 6:20
Family Worship B. Dale 2 Samuel 6:20
The Duty and Advantages of Family Prayer D. Moore, M. A. 2 Samuel 6:20
The Jeer of Sarcasm, and the Retort of Piety   2 Samuel 6:20
A Despiser Rebuked G. Wood 2 Samuel 6:20-22
Unholy Scorn B. Dale 2 Samuel 6:20-23
David Dancing Before the Ark Because of His Election Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 6:21
Irrepressible Praisefulness   2 Samuel 6:21
Reasonableness of Religious Zeal   2 Samuel 6:21
When to Shout Glory   2 Samuel 6:21
David's Desire to Build a Temple G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:1, 2
David's Purpose to Build a House for the Lord B. Dale 2 Samuel 7:1, 2
Communion with God H. E. Stone. 2 Samuel 7:1-17
Concern for Religious Things J. Robertson. 2 Samuel 7:1-17
David's Desire to Build a Temple C. Ness. 2 Samuel 7:1-17
Proposal to Build a Temple W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 7:1-17
Purpose in Life H. O. Mackey. 2 Samuel 7:1-17
Remembering God's House   2 Samuel 7:1-17
Self-Denying Grace Needed in the Church J. Robertson. 2 Samuel 7:1-17
Significance of the Ark Within Curtains A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 7:1-17
The Church Contrasted with the Palace Sunday School Times 2 Samuel 7:1-17
The Intended Temple J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 7:1-17
The Sanctuary for the People J. D. Fulton, D. D. 2 Samuel 7:1-17
The Lord is with Thee B. Dale 2 Samuel 7:3
The Prophet Nathan B. Dale 2 Samuel 7:3
A Forbidden Purpose B. Dale 2 Samuel 7:4-11
Folded Hands C. S. Robinson, D. D. 2 Samuel 7:5-17
Filling Present Limits Great Thoughts 2 Samuel 7:8
From Obscurity to Eminence W. G. Blaikie. 2 Samuel 7:8
God the Giver of Power Sunday School Times 2 Samuel 7:8
God's Making of a Life   2 Samuel 7:8
The Good Shepherd: a Farewell Sermon George Whitefield 2 Samuel 7:8
A Noble Purpose Unrealised F. B. Meyer, B. A. 2 Samuel 7:8-17
Divine Correction of a Prophet's Mistake and Divine Denial of a King's Desire C. Vince. 2 Samuel 7:8-17
Nathan's Mistake H. C. Trumbull. 2 Samuel 7:8-17
Our Hearts the Measure of Our Work Alex. Whyte, D. D. 2 Samuel 7:8-17
A Great Name B. Dale 2 Samuel 7:9
2 Samuel 7:11-16
God's Covenant with David Monday Club Sermons 2 Samuel 7:11-16
The Prospect of Death B. Dale 2 Samuel 7:12
David's Everlasting Kingdom G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:12-16
The Promise of an Outlasting Kingdom B. Dale 2 Samuel 7:12-16
Consciousness of Sonship G. C. Baldwin. 2 Samuel 7:14
Divine Relationship J. Irons. 2 Samuel 7:14
The Confidences of Father and Son Weekly Pulpit 2 Samuel 7:14
But One Forsaken and He Victorious Newton Jones. 2 Samuel 7:15
Glimpses of the King Messiah B. Dale 2 Samuel 7:16
A Long Tenure of Blessing Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 7:16-17
Christ's Reign Foreshadowed A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 7:16-17
The Advantages of Civil Government Contrasted with the Blessings of the Spiritual Kingdom of Jesus Christ R. Hall, M. A. 2 Samuel 7:16-17
David's Gratitude Alexander Maclaren 2 Samuel 7:18
Meditation Before the Lord G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:18
Alone with God   2 Samuel 7:18-19
Courtiers' Privileges Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 7:18-19
David's Address to the Lord A. B. Whatton, LL. B. 2 Samuel 7:18-19
David's Prayer for His House Homiletic Review 2 Samuel 7:18-19
Effects of God's Goodness on the Heart G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:18, 19
God's Manner Above Man's J. Orton. 2 Samuel 7:18-19
Marrow and Fatness Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 7:18-19
Prospect and Retrospect C. S. Robinson, D. D. 2 Samuel 7:18-19
The Grateful Monarch Expository Outlines 2 Samuel 7:18-19
The Solicitude of Success W. L. Watkinson. 2 Samuel 7:18-19
Thus Far T. K. Williams. 2 Samuel 7:18-19
Thanksgiving and Praise B. Dale 2 Samuel 7:18-24
Unutterable Thoughts and Feelings Known to God G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:20
God's Works and God's Heart and Words G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:21
God Surpassingly Great and Ever the Same G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:22
The Blessedness of God's People G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:23, 24
God's Promises and Our Prayers G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:25
The Plea of Faith Charles Haddon Spurgeon 2 Samuel 7:25
Promise and Prayer B. Dale 2 Samuel 7:25-29
God's Name Magnified in His People G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:26
A Prayer Found in the Heart B. Dale 2 Samuel 7:27
Prayer Induced and Encouraged by Promise G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:27
Truth of God's Words G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:28
A Good Man's Prayer for His Family G. Wood 2 Samuel 7:29
David's Wars and Victories B. Dale 2 Samuel 8:1-14
David's Foreign Wars W. G. Blaikie, M. A. 2 Samuel 8:1-18
The Victorious King F. B. Meyer, B. A. 2 Samuel 8:1-18
Divine Preservation G. Wood 2 Samuel 8:6
God Over Man Pulpit Analyst 2 Samuel 8:6-14
The Garrison of the Graces Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 8:6-14
Dedication of Property to God B. Dale 2 Samuel 8:11
Dedication of Treasure to God G. Wood 2 Samuel 8:11
Getting a Name G. Wood 2 Samuel 8:13
God's Preserving Care B. Dale 2 Samuel 8:14
A Just Governor   2 Samuel 8:15-18
Administration of the Kingdom W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 8:15-18
David's Administration B. Dale 2 Samuel 8:15-18
David and Jonathan's Son Alexander Maclaren 2 Samuel 9:1
For Jonathan's Sake B. Dale 2 Samuel 9:1
A Gracious Temper J. Clayton. 2 Samuel 9:1-13
David and Mephibosheth W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 9:1-13
David and Mephibosheth T. De Witt Talmage, D. D. 2 Samuel 9:1-13
David and Mephibosheth, a Faint Image of God and the World Homilist 2 Samuel 9:1-13
David's Kindness to Mephibosheth W. Walters. 2 Samuel 9:1-13
David's Treatment of Mephibosheth J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 9:1-13
Early Friendship Remembered   2 Samuel 9:1-13
For Another's Sake   2 Samuel 9:1-13
For Christ's Sake H. O. Mackey. 2 Samuel 9:1-13
Grateful Memories Expressed in Deeds   2 Samuel 9:1-13
Kindness Shown for the Love of Another Newton Jones. 2 Samuel 9:1-13
Kindness to Jonathan's Son A. W. Pitzer, D. D. 2 Samuel 9:1-13
Kindness to Jonathan's Son Monday Club Sermons 2 Samuel 9:1-13
Mephibosheth Homilist 2 Samuel 9:1-13
Mephibosheth C. O. Eldridge, B. A. 2 Samuel 9:1-13
Physical Imperfections   2 Samuel 9:1-13
The Kindness of God C. M. Fleury, A. M. 2 Samuel 9:1-13
Showing the Kindness of God B. Dale 2 Samuel 9:3
The Kindness of God G. Wood 2 Samuel 9:3
The Kindness of Machir Ben-Ammiel B. Dale 2 Samuel 9:4
Mephibosheth Before the King B. Dale 2 Samuel 9:5-13
A Lost Inheritance Recovered Charles Deal. 2 Samuel 9:9
Eating At the King's Table G. Wood 2 Samuel 9:13
Lost and Found: a Sermon to Young People B. Dale 2 Samuel 9:13
Requiting Evil for Good B. Dale 2 Samuel 10:1-4
Kindness Misinterpreted and Ill Requited G. Wood 2 Samuel 10:2-4
A Father's Kindness Repaid to His Son L. A. Banks, D. D. 2 Samuel 10:2-19
David and Hanun W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 10:2-19
Two Aspects of David J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 10:2-19
Ungenerous Judgments H. W. Beecher. 2 Samuel 10:2-19
Ridicule B. Dale 2 Samuel 10:4, 5
An Agreement of Mutual Help B. Dale 2 Samuel 10:6-11
More than Conquerors Through Him' Alexander Maclaren 2 Samuel 10:8
Bond of Union David Walters. 2 Samuel 10:11-12
Cooperation, Courage, and Resignation G. Wood 2 Samuel 10:11, 12
Joab's Soldierly Qualities A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 10:11-12
Mutual Aid David Waiters. 2 Samuel 10:11-12
Mutual Helpfulness -- Great Need of Society Norman McLeod, D. D. 2 Samuel 10:11-12
Pious Patriotism J. Thain Davidson, D. D. 2 Samuel 10:11-12
Elements of True Manhood Homilist 2 Samuel 10:12
Four Pillars of National Strength G. W. Shepherd. 2 Samuel 10:12
Growth of Loyalty, Heroism, and Patriotism Fiske, "Through Nature to God. " 2 Samuel 10:12
Martial Courage B. Dale 2 Samuel 10:12
Of Courage W. Bridge, M. A. 2 Samuel 10:12
Playing the Man F. W. Brown. 2 Samuel 10:12
Publicity in Religious Life and Deed Quiver. 2 Samuel 10:12
Religion and Patriotism the Constituents of Good Soldiers S. Davies, A. M. 2 Samuel 10:12
Trust in God T. Secker. 2 Samuel 10:12
Victory G. M. Irvine, M. A. 2 Samuel 10:13
A Summons to Battle   2 Samuel 11:1
Glad Response to the Battle Call   2 Samuel 11:1
The Divine Presence an Incentive Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 11:1
The End of the Old Year: a Help to Begin the New One T. E. Thoresby. 2 Samuel 11:1
The Flight of Time Quiver. 2 Samuel 11:1
David's Fall into Sin B. Dale 2 Samuel 11:1-5
A Man's Weak Hours H. W. Beecher. 2 Samuel 11:2-24
David and Bathsheba H. Kollock, D. D. 2 Samuel 11:2-24
David's Dark Days W. J. Knox Little, M. A. 2 Samuel 11:2-24
David's Downfall C. Ness. 2 Samuel 11:2-24
David's Fall R. E. Faulkner. 2 Samuel 11:2-24
David's Great Trespass W. G. Blaikie, M. A. 2 Samuel 11:2-24
Looking At a Wrong Thing Perilous A. Maclaren 2 Samuel 11:2-24
Satan Ever Near the Idle J. Trapp. 2 Samuel 11:2-24
Sin, a Malicious Guest Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 11:2-24
Sloth and Sin H. E. Stone. 2 Samuel 11:2-24
Susceptibility to Sin Homiletic Review 2 Samuel 11:2-24
The Fall and Punishment of David Illustrated J. Venn, M. A. 2 Samuel 11:2-24
Transgression: its Progress And, Consummation C. M. Fleury, A. M. 2 Samuel 11:2-24
Watchfulness Against Riotous Appetites Imperative E. P. Thwing. 2 Samuel 11:2-24
Bathsheba B. Dale 2 Samuel 11:4
Entanglements of Sin B. Dale 2 Samuel 11:5-15
Uriah the Hittite B. Dale 2 Samuel 11:6
The Sinfulness of Causing Drunkenness Henry, Matthew 2 Samuel 11:13
Complicity in Sin B. Dale 2 Samuel 11:16-21
Warnings from History B. Dale 2 Samuel 11:21
Concealment of Sin B. Dale 2 Samuel 11:22-27
David's Fall G. Wood 2 Samuel 11:27
God's Displeasure At Sin B. Dale 2 Samuel 11:27
The Aggravation of David's Sin Alex. Whyte, D. D. 2 Samuel 11:27
The Universal Insecurity of Religious Perseverance H. Thompson, M. A. 2 Samuel 11:27
Two Aspects of David J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 11:27
A Faithful Reprover of Sin B. Dale 2 Samuel 12:1
The Parable of the Rich Oppressor; Or, the Poor Man's Lamb B. Dale 2 Samuel 12:1-4
Awakened and Awed H. E. Stone. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
David's Fall G. T. Coster. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
David's Great Sin, and God's Greater Grace J. Clifford. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
David's Sin and Nathan's Parable C. S. Robinson, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
Definite Teaching as to Sin H. O. Mackey. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
Nathan as a True Prophet W. Smith, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
Nathan Reproving David E. Harper, B. A. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
Nathan Sent to David C. Merry. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
Nathan the Parabolist   2 Samuel 12:1-14
Nathan's Parable J. Parker, D,D. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
Of Sell-Examination E. M. Goulburn, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
Preaching to the Conscience Alexander Smellie. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
Reproof by Portrait Sunday Companion 2 Samuel 12:1-14
Reproving Without Offending H. Brooke, M. A. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
The Force of Private Admonition J. Trapp. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
The Parable of Nathan R. Moss, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:1-14
On the Deceitfulness of Sin T. Secker. 2 Samuel 12:5
The Partiality and Blindness of Self-Love W. Felwood, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:5
The Self-Deceitfulness, of Sin Alex. Whyte, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:5
The Self-Deception of Sin W. M. Sinclair. 2 Samuel 12:5
Thou Art the Man Alexander Maclaren 2 Samuel 12:5
The Blinding Influence of Sin B. Dale 2 Samuel 12:5, 6
Unconscious Self-Condemnation G. Wood 2 Samuel 12:5-7
A Bold Preacher   2 Samuel 12:7
Conviction, Confession, and Forgiveness W. J. Bull, B. A. 2 Samuel 12:7
Convincing Preaching E. P. Thwing. 2 Samuel 12:7
Faithfulness to God and the King   2 Samuel 12:7
His Natural Face in a Glass G. Hanson, M. A. 2 Samuel 12:7
Nathan's Message T. Nolan, M. A. 2 Samuel 12:7
No Man Impeccable J. Styles. 2 Samuel 12:7
Pointed Sermons J. Newton. 2 Samuel 12:7
Preaching to the Heart H. O. Mackey. 2 Samuel 12:7
Sin's Selfdiscovery R. J. Campbell. 2 Samuel 12:7
Tenderness of Conscience J. Armstrong, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:7
The Awakening to the Sophistry of Sin A. Brunton. D. D. 2 Samuel 12:7
The Fearless Preacher Christian Commonwealth 2 Samuel 12:7
Thou Art the Man! B. Dale 2 Samuel 12:7-10
Despising the Commandments of God G. Wood 2 Samuel 12:9
The Sinner's Treatment of God's Law Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 12:9
The Penalties of Sin B. Dale 2 Samuel 12:10-12
Despisers of God G. Wood 2 Samuel 12:10
Confession and Pardon G. Wood 2 Samuel 12:13
Conviction of Sin and Recovery R. Halley, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:13
David and Nathan Alexander Maclaren 2 Samuel 12:13
David Forgiven; a Source of Comfort to Sinners A. J. Wolff, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:13
David's Fall and Recovery W. W. Champneys, M. A. 2 Samuel 12:13
God and the Sinner H. Townsend. 2 Samuel 12:13
On Repentance B. W. Evans, B. D. 2 Samuel 12:13
The Acknowledgment of Sin B. Dale 2 Samuel 12:13
The Effect of Pardon E. Monro. 2 Samuel 12:13
The Forgiveness of Sin B. Dale 2 Samuel 12:13
The Repentance of David A. P. Stanley, M. A. 2 Samuel 12:13
Christianity a Holy Religion Weekly Pulpit 2 Samuel 12:14
Evildoers Discredit Others Also Weekly Pulpit 2 Samuel 12:14
Giving Occasion to Blaspheme B. Dale 2 Samuel 12:14
Hindering the Gospel W. Secker. 2 Samuel 12:14
How to Judge the Merits of Religion T. De Witt Talmage. 2 Samuel 12:14
Judging All by Unworthy Examples   2 Samuel 12:14
Religion Reproached Through the Conduct of the Religious G. Wood 2 Samuel 12:14
Sins of Scripture Saints W. H. Lewis, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:14
The Faults of Others no Excuse for Evading the Claims of Christ Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 12:14
The Sin of Giving Occasion of Blasphemy H. Thompson, M. A. 2 Samuel 12:14
Divine Correction Consistent with Divine Forgiveness Essex Remembrancer 2 Samuel 12:14-25
Forgiveness not Impunity Samuel Cox, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:14-25
Great Troubles Following Great Transgressions C. Vince. 2 Samuel 12:14-25
Sin and its Consequences The Thinker 2 Samuel 12:14-25
Sin Penalties Homiletic Magazine 2 Samuel 12:14-25
The Stripes of the Children of Men F. B. Meyer, B. A. 2 Samuel 12:14-25
David's Behaviour in Affliction B. Dale 2 Samuel 12:15-23
An Infant's Illness and Death G. Wood 2 Samuel 12:22, 23
David's Conduct in Affliction C. F. Childe, M. A. 2 Samuel 12:22-23
On the Death of Children Bishop Dehon. 2 Samuel 12:22-23
Parental Sorrow and Parental Submission S. Hillyard. 2 Samuel 12:22-23
Salvation of Infants H. Kollock, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:22-23
The Loss of Children W. Jay. 2 Samuel 12:22-23
The Philosophy of Death T. Binney. 2 Samuel 12:22-23
Uselessness. of Unavailing Regret Francis Jacox. 2 Samuel 12:22-23
A Father's Thought Over His Child's Grave Homilist 2 Samuel 12:23
All is Well Now Quiver. 2 Samuel 12:23
Associations with the Land Beyond Alexander Smellie. 2 Samuel 12:23
Consolations Under Bereavement F. Greeves. 2 Samuel 12:23
Deceased Children not Lost Alexander Smellie. 2 Samuel 12:23
Divine Consolation J. J. Blunt. 2 Samuel 12:23
Divine Revelation Alone Gives Certainty of an After Life Christian Commonwealth 2 Samuel 12:23
Individual Recognition in Eternity R. C. Dillon, M. A. 2 Samuel 12:23
Meeting in Heaven T. De Witt Talmage, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:23
On the Due Improvement of Domestic Bereavements   2 Samuel 12:23
Recognition of Friends in Heaven E, Mellor, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:23
Reunion Beyond the Grave a Comfort to the Bereaved Alexander Smellie. 2 Samuel 12:23
The Believer's Comfort Under Bereavement J. Gaskin, M. A. 2 Samuel 12:23
The Death of a Child B. Dale 2 Samuel 12:23
The Living Go to the Dead N. Emmons, D. D. 2 Samuel 12:23
The Recognition of Departed Friends T. De Witt Talmage. 2 Samuel 12:23
The Birth of Solomon B. Dale 2 Samuel 12:24, 25
The Fall of Rabbah B. Dale 2 Samuel 12:26-31
Absalom and Amnon W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 13:1-29
Amnon and Absalom: -- Examples of Short-Circuited Lives   2 Samuel 13:1-29
Parental Failure W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 13:1-29
Purity At All Cost Newton Jones. 2 Samuel 13:1-29
The Wickedness of Amnon J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 13:1-29
Vengeance Upon the Wrongdoer Tytler's History 2 Samuel 13:1-29
The Crime of Amnon B. Dale 2 Samuel 13:1-33
A Diabolical Friend: a Homily for Young Men G. Wood 2 Samuel 13:3
A False Friend B. Dale 2 Samuel 13:3
Tamar B. Dale 2 Samuel 13:7
Things that Ought not to be Done in Israel G. Wood 2 Samuel 13:12
Fools in Israel G. Wood 2 Samuel 13:13
Impunity B. Dale 2 Samuel 13:21
The Revenge of Absalom B. Dale 2 Samuel 13:22-29
Chastisement R. E. Faulkner. 2 Samuel 13:30-37
Parental Sorrows B. Dale 2 Samuel 13:30-39
A Father's Tender Solicitude for His Son   2 Samuel 13:39
The Woman of Tekoah B. Dale 2 Samuel 14:1-20
The Parable of the Woman of Tekoa A London Minister 2 Samuel 14:5-20
Remembrance of God G. Wood 2 Samuel 14:11
A Foregleam of the Gospel U. R. Thomas. 2 Samuel 14:14
An Unexpected Provision of Mercy W. Cadman, M. A. 2 Samuel 14:14
As Water Spilt Upon the Ground B. Dale 2 Samuel 14:14
Death and Banishment J. Wilcox, M. A. 2 Samuel 14:14
Exiles Brought Back T. De Witt Talmage. 2 Samuel 14:14
God Fetching Home His Banished G. Wood 2 Samuel 14:14
God's Banished Ones A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 14:14
God's Restoration of His Banished B. Dale 2 Samuel 14:14
Justice and Mercy F. Ellaby. 2 Samuel 14:14
Means for Restoring the Banished Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 14:14
The Atonement a Necessity W. Hay Aitken, M. A. 2 Samuel 14:14
The Banished Restored R. Page, M. A. 2 Samuel 14:14
The Christian Scheme a Device of Love Samuel Martin. 2 Samuel 14:14
The Instability of Human Things J. W. Cunningham, A. M. 2 Samuel 14:14
The King's Son Coming Home from Exile L. A. Banks, D. D. 2 Samuel 14:14
The Necessity of Death D. Delaney. 2 Samuel 14:14
The Restoration of God's Banished Ones G. J. Procter. 2 Samuel 14:14
The Return of the Banished M. G. Pearse. 2 Samuel 14:14
The Tekoite and Divine Devising F. Hastings. 2 Samuel 14:14
An All-Comprehensive Blessing G. Wood 2 Samuel 14:17
Flattery B. Dale 2 Samuel 14:20
Absalom a Contradiction J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 14:25
Absalom's Beauty G. Wood 2 Samuel 14:25
Physical Beauty B. Dale 2 Samuel 14:25
Restored, But Act Reformed B. Dale 2 Samuel 14:28-33
The Barley Field on Fire Charles Haddon Spurgeon 2 Samuel 14:29
Restored, But Act Reformed B. Dale 2 Samuel 14:28-33
Burning the Barley Field   2 Samuel 14:29-32
Compulsory Measures J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 14:29-32
The Barley-Field on Fire Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 14:29-32
Pardoned Sin Punished Alexander Maclaren 2 Samuel 15:1
The Rebellion of Absalom B. Dale 2 Samuel 15:1-12
A Struggle for a Crown Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 15:1-37
Absalom: a Study S. Cox, D. D. 2 Samuel 15:1-37
Absalom; Or, the Fast Young Man A. H. Charlton. 2 Samuel 15:1-37
Absalom's Rebellion Monday, Club Sermons. 2 Samuel 15:1-37
Absalom's Rebellion J. Hall, D. D. 2 Samuel 15:1-37
Ambition   2 Samuel 15:1-37
An Ungrateful Son J. R. Campbell. 2 Samuel 15:1-37
David and Absalom G. J. Coster. 2 Samuel 15:1-37
The Rebellion of Absalom C. S. Robinson, D. D. 2 Samuel 15:1-37
Courtesy Wins Hearts   2 Samuel 15:2-6
Servile Flattery A. F. Kirkpatrick, M. A. 2 Samuel 15:2-6
Diplomatic Insincerity Charles Deal. 2 Samuel 15:7-8
Absalom's Pious Vow G. Woo 2 Samuel 15:7-9
David's Flight from Jerusalem B. Dale 2 Samuel 15:13-18
A King's Flight from His Capital Macaulay's England 2 Samuel 15:14-24
David Retires from the Capital to the East of the Jordan Century Bible 2 Samuel 15:14-24
David's Flight R. E. Faulkner. 2 Samuel 15:14-24
A Loyal Vow Alexander Maclaren 2 Samuel 15:15
Expatriation T. De Witt Talmage, D. D. 2 Samuel 15:17
A Specimen of Nobleness Homiletic Review 2 Samuel 15:19
Ittai of Gath A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 15:19
Ittai the Gittite G. M. Grant, B. D. 2 Samuel 15:19
Loyal to the Core Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 15:19
The Devotedness of Ittai B. Dale 2 Samuel 15:19-22
A Farewell Blessing G. Woo 2 Samuel 15:20
Ittai an Example to Christians G. Woo 2 Samuel 15:21
Loyal to the Core Charles Haddon Spurgeon 2 Samuel 15:21
The Way of the Cross R. E. Faulkner. 2 Samuel 15:23
The Ark Restored to its Place B. Dale 2 Samuel 15:23-29
Acquiescence in the Will of God W. Jay. 2 Samuel 15:25-26
David and the Ark S. Bridge, M. A. 2 Samuel 15:25-26
David's Dependence David Howell, D. D. 2 Samuel 15:25-26
David's Resignation to the Will of God G. Woo 2 Samuel 15:25, 26
Faith in Troublous Times A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 15:25-26
Meek Submission to Divine Chastisement Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 15:25-26
The Trial-Bearing Force of Spiritual Religion Homilist 2 Samuel 15:25-26
When God's Will is Ours A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 15:25-26
David's Tears or Olivet B. Dale 2 Samuel 15:30
Conspirators W. Birch, jun. 2 Samuel 15:31
Prayer for the Defeat of Chose Who Attempt to Subvert Good Government N. Emmons, D. D. 2 Samuel 15:31
The Counsel of Ahithophel B. Dale 2 Samuel 15:31
The Place of Worship G. Woo 2 Samuel 15:32
Hushai, the Archite; or a Fateful Meeting F. Hastings. 2 Samuel 15:32-37
Hushai, the King's Friend R. E. Faulkner. 2 Samuel 15:32-37
Hushai's Diplomacy Dean Stanley. 2 Samuel 15:32-37
The Friendship of Hushai B. Dale 2 Samuel 15:32-37
The Benefaction of Ziba B. Dale 2 Samuel 16:1-4
Impatience and Submission C. Bosanquet, M. A. 2 Samuel 16:1-14
Meekness Under Provocation   2 Samuel 16:5-13
Shimei's Curses G. Wood 2 Samuel 16:5-13
The Forbearance of David Towards Shimei C. Bradley, M. A. 2 Samuel 16:5-13
The Reviling of Shimei B. Dale 2 Samuel 16:5-13
The Zeal of Abishai B. Dale 2 Samuel 16:9, 10
No Resentment Quiver. 2 Samuel 16:11-12
The Grounds of David's Forbearance Towards Shimei C. Bradley, M. A. 2 Samuel 16:11-12
Tracing Trouble to its Fountain Head Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 16:11-12
An Inconsistent Friend B. Dale 2 Samuel 16:15-19
Absalom in Council W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 16:15-23
The Character of Absalom Bishop Dehon. 2 Samuel 16:15-23
A Test of Friendship Christian Weekly 2 Samuel 16:17
Concerning Kindness to Our Best Friend   2 Samuel 16:17
Friendship Landor. 2 Samuel 16:17
Kindness J. Stalker, M. A. 2 Samuel 16:17
The Character of Christ as a Friend W. Jay, M. A. 2 Samuel 16:17
Unfaithful Friends G. Wood 2 Samuel 16:17
The Council Chamber of Absalom B. Dale 2 Samuel 17:1-14
Hushai's Advice Preferred C. Ness. 2 Samuel 17:7-23
The Best Counsellors Manton, Thomas 2 Samuel 17:7-23
Hushai's Counsel A. F. Kirkpatrick, M. A. 2 Samuel 17:14
Slight Services: a Sermon to Young Persons B. Dale 2 Samuel 17:15-22
David's Escape Across the Jordan B. Dale 2 Samuel 17:21, 22
God Overthrows the Evil Wisdom of the Worldly Wise   2 Samuel 17:23
Suicide G. Wood 2 Samuel 17:23
The Suicide of Ahithopel B. Dale 2 Samuel 17:23
Hospitality B. Dale 2 Samuel 17:24-29
Mahanaim, or Hosts of Angels Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 17:27-29
Supplies for the King's Army G. Wood 2 Samuel 17:27-29
The Service of Love   2 Samuel 17:27-29
David's Victory Over His Rebellious Subjects B. Dale 2 Samuel 18:1-8
Absalom: a Character Study J. O. Keen, D. D. 2 Samuel 18:1-17
Bush Warfare Sunday Companion 2 Samuel 18:1-17
David and Absalom R. E. Faulkner. 2 Samuel 18:1-17
The Battle and its Issue H. E. Stone. 2 Samuel 18:1-17
The Fatal Fight C. Ness. 2 Samuel 18:1-17
The Surpassing Worth of Christ G. Wood 2 Samuel 18:3
What are You Worth W. Birch. 2 Samuel 18:3
Grace for the Graceless   2 Samuel 18:5
Caught in the Maelstrom of Vanity and Pride   2 Samuel 18:10
Glory: Human and Divine R. Barclay, M. A. 2 Samuel 18:10
The Circumstances of Absalom's Death A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 18:10
The Fallen Prince R;. Tuck, B. A. 2 Samuel 18:10
A Faithful Soldier B. Dale 2 Samuel 18:9-14
Dealing Falsely Against Our Lives G. Wood 2 Samuel 18:13
The Omniscience of Our King G. Wood 2 Samuel 18:13
The End of Absalom B. Dale 2 Samuel 18:14-18
Absalom's Monument G. Wood 2 Samuel 18:18
An Infidel At the Grave of Absalom   2 Samuel 18:18
Monuments   2 Samuel 18:18
Posthumous Fame B. Dale 2 Samuel 18:18
A Good Messenger of Good News G. Wood 2 Samuel 18:27
A Young Man's Safety H. B. Ingram. 2 Samuel 18:29
Absalom: Spiritual Insecurity F. Hastings. 2 Samuel 18:29
An Anxious Enquiry for a Beloved Son Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 18:29
Concern for the Welfare of Young Men G. Wood 2 Samuel 18:29
Garbling the Truth Charles Buxton, M. P. 2 Samuel 18:29
Is the Young Man Safe? W. W. Champneys, M. A. 2 Samuel 18:29
Is the Young Man... Safe? B. Dale 2 Samuel 18:29
Safety for Young Men T. De Witt Talmage. 2 Samuel 18:29
Self-Indulgence Does not Get the Most Out of Life H. W. Horwill. 2 Samuel 18:29
The Dangers of Young Men W. M. Taylor, M. A. 2 Samuel 18:29
The Death of Absalom G. J. Coster. 2 Samuel 18:29
The Four Great Passes T. De Witt Talmaqe, D. D. 2 Samuel 18:29
The Safety of the Young F. Wagstaff. 2 Samuel 18:29
To Young Man Joseph Johns. 2 Samuel 18:29
When a Young Man is Insecure Thain Davidson, D. D. 2 Samuel 18:29
Cushi's Wish Bishop Lancelot Andrewes. 2 Samuel 18:32
A Father's Anguish At His Sows Death G. Wood 2 Samuel 18:33
A Father's Remorse and a Father's Forgiveness J. G. Greenhough, M. A. 2 Samuel 18:33
A Lather's Grief Over Rebellious Son Knight's Eng 2 Samuel 18:33
A Remorseful Lament Alex. Whyte, D. D. 2 Samuel 18:33
Absalom's Death Monday Club Sermons 2 Samuel 18:33
Absalom's Funeral R. Harris, D. D. 2 Samuel 18:33
Anguish of Parents At the Perverseness of Children E. Payson, D. D. 2 Samuel 18:33
David the Afflicted Man T. Guthrie, D. D. 2 Samuel 18:33
David's Grief for Absalom W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 18:33
David's Lament Over Absalom Homilist 2 Samuel 18:33
David's Lament Over Absalom B. Dale 2 Samuel 18:33
Mourning for Absalom C. S. Robinson, D. D. 2 Samuel 18:33
The Wail of a Broken Heart A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 18:33
Immoderate Grief B. Dale 2 Samuel 19:1-8
Mourning in a Revival Homiletic Review 2 Samuel 19:2
Victory Turned into Mourning J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 19:2
Loving Enemies and Hating Friends G. Wood 2 Samuel 19:6
David's Policy on His Return to Jerusalem The Century Bible 2 Samuel 19:8-30
The Peaceful Return C. Bosanquet, M. A. 2 Samuel 19:8-30
The Restoration of David G. T. Coster. 2 Samuel 19:8-30
Late Reflection and Appreciation G. Wood 2 Samuel 19:9
Bringing the King Back Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 19:10
David, a King and Saviour in Israel R. E. Faulkner. 2 Samuel 19:10
National Sorrows and National Lessons Charles Kingsley 2 Samuel 19:14
David's Return to Jerusalem B. Dale 2 Samuel 19:15
The Pardon of Shimei B. Dale 2 Samuel 19:16-23
The Ferry-Boat of the Jordan T. De Witt Talmage. 2 Samuel 19:18
The King's Ferry Boats L. A. Banks, D. D. 2 Samuel 19:18
A Wise King   2 Samuel 19:18-23
Characteristic Forgiveness Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 19:18-23
Conscious Kingship J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 19:22
Inability Hindering Desired Service G. Wood 2 Samuel 19:24-30
Mephibosheth an Enigma of Motive A. Whyte, D. D. 2 Samuel 19:24-30
Regard for Personal Appearance Hartley Aspen. 2 Samuel 19:24-30
Self-Interest the Parent of Ingratitude A. Whyte, D. D. 2 Samuel 19:24-30
The Vindication of Mephibosheth B. Dale 2 Samuel 19:24-30
Old Barzillai B. Dale 2 Samuel 19:31-40
Barzillai Thomas S. Dickson, M. A. 2 Samuel 19:31-41
Barzillai an Example of Loyalty in Perilous Times A. Bumstead, B. A. 2 Samuel 19:31-41
Barzillai the Gileadite J. Ker, D. D. 2 Samuel 19:31-41
Barzillai the Great Man in Society E. Monro. 2 Samuel 19:31-41
Barzillai, the Gideonite; Or, the Influence of Age Homilist 2 Samuel 19:31-41
David and Barzillai W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 19:31-41
The Lives of Courtiers J. Saurin. 2 Samuel 19:31-41
Barzillai's Refusal of David's Invitation to Jerusalem Considered J. Orton. 2 Samuel 19:34-40
Life's Winter   2 Samuel 19:34-40
The Sabbath of Life Dr. Chalmers. 2 Samuel 19:34-40
Venerable Age: its Trials and Consolations W. F. Morgan, D. D. 2 Samuel 19:34-40
The Privations of Old Age G. Wood 2 Samuel 19:35
Dying At Home Homiletic Review 2 Samuel 19:37
Going Home to Die   2 Samuel 19:37
Love of Home
Controversy W. E. E. Newbolt, M. A. 2 Samuel 19:43
Departure from and Adherence to Christ G. Wood 2 Samuel 20:1, 2
The Insurrection of Sheba B. Dale 2 Samuel 20:1-3
Disunion the Devil's Policy Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 20:1-5
Rebellion of Sheba C. Ness. 2 Samuel 20:1-5
Revolt and Pursuit of Sheba J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 20:1-5
The Murder of Amasa B. Dale 2 Samuel 20:4-13
Health of Body in Moral State Hugh Black, M. A. 2 Samuel 20:9
The Soul's Health J. N. Norton. 2 Samuel 20:9
Wanton Abuse of Health F. G. Welch, M. D. 2 Samuel 20:9
Horror At Sight of a Slaughtered Man Chas. Buxton. 2 Samuel 20:12
A Peacemaker B. Dale 2 Samuel 20:15-22
A Peacemaker B. Dale 2 Samuel 20:15-22
Abel's Oracle; or Prudence and Peaceableness F. Hastings. 2 Samuel 20:16-22
An Old-Time Custom J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 20:18
Asking Counsel At Abel J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 20:18
Peaceableness and Faithfulness G. Wood 2 Samuel 20:19
Seeking to Destroy God's Inheritance G. Wood 2 Samuel 20:19
Seeking God's Face G. Wood 2 Samuel 21:1
Conscience Assertive T. Guthrie. 2 Samuel 21:1-14
Famine B. Dale 2 Samuel 21:1-14
Famine and War C. Ness. 2 Samuel 21:1-14
Famine in the Days of David G. T. Coster. 2 Samuel 21:1-14
God's Delays in Punishing J. Armstrong, D. D. 2 Samuel 21:1-14
Punished Sin Expiated J. Parker, D. D. 2 Samuel 21:1-14
The Enquiry into Sin R. W. Evans, B. D. 2 Samuel 21:1-14
The Quickening of David's Conscience by Rizpah's Example C. Vince. 2 Samuel 21:1-14
Unrighteous Zeal B. Dale 2 Samuel 21:2
Rizpah B. Dale 2 Samuel 21:8-14
A Mother's Love and Grief G. Wood 2 Samuel 21:10
A Mother Buries Remains of Her Executed Sons Memoir of Lord Tennyson. 2 Samuel 21:10-14
Changes of Fortune T. De Wilt Talmage. 2 Samuel 21:10-14
Rizpah G. F. Cushman, D. D. 2 Samuel 21:10-14
Rizpah J. W. Burgon, M. A. 2 Samuel 21:10-14
Rizpah: Or, Relative Suffering F. Hastings. 2 Samuel 21:10-14
Rizpah's Watch; Or, the Story of a Mother's Love L. A. Banks, D. D. 2 Samuel 21:10-14
Sins of Lathers Visited Upon Children T. De Witt Talmage. 2 Samuel 21:10-14
The Courage of Woman Amid Great Emergencies T. De Witt Talmage. 2 Samuel 21:10-14
Giants: a Sermon to Young People B. Dale 2 Samuel 21:15-22
Giant Killers G. Wood 2 Samuel 21:16-22
The Lamp of Israel B. Dale 2 Samuel 21:17
The Unquenchable Light G. Wood 2 Samuel 21:17
Action More than Knowledge General Sherman. 2 Samuel 21:18-22
Deeds H. W. Beecher. 2 Samuel 21:18-22
On Doing Valiantly Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 21:18-22
What One Can Do   2 Samuel 21:18-22
Abundant Cause for Thanksgiving Christian Endeavour Times 2 Samuel 22:1-51
David's Song of Praise B. Dale 2 Samuel 22:1-51
Psalm Singing A. Whyte, D. D. 2 Samuel 22:1-51
The Song of Thanksgiving W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 22:1-51
God Our Rock H. W. Beecher. 2 Samuel 22:2-3
God the Refuge and Deliverer G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:2-4
God Worthy to be Praised G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:4
Prayer in Distress Heard G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:7
God Comes, to Our Succour J. Robertson. 2 Samuel 22:10-14
Jesus Announced Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 22:10-14
Christ a Deliverer Newton Jones. 2 Samuel 22:17
Progress from Above A. T. Pierson, D. D. 2 Samuel 22:17
Rescue from Mighty Foes G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:17-20
God Rewarding the Righteous G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:21-25
Self-Preservation B. Dale 2 Samuel 22:24
Correspondence Between the Character of Men and the Conduct of God Towards Them G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:26, 27
God Does not Forgive the Unforgiving   2 Samuel 22:26-27
Divine Rectitude B. Dale 2 Samuel 22:26-28
God Observing and Humbling the Proud G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:28
Christians' Love of the Light Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 22:29
God the Lamp of His People G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:29
Light and Health H. L. Hastings. 2 Samuel 22:29
Light Essential for Vigorous Life Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 22:29
Rejoicing in the Light of God   2 Samuel 22:29
Turn Your Face to the Light   2 Samuel 22:29
God Makes no Mistakes   2 Samuel 22:31
God's Way Homilist 2 Samuel 22:31
God's Way Inscrutable But Right   2 Samuel 22:31
God's Way Perfect T. Dale, M. A. 2 Samuel 22:31
God's Way Perfect Canon Miller 2 Samuel 22:31
God's Way, Word, and Defence B. Dale 2 Samuel 22:31
Perfection of God's Way and Word G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:31
The Lord the Christian's Buckler J. H. Jowett, M. A. 2 Samuel 22:31
The Tried Word   2 Samuel 22:31
The Word of God a Proved Word W. Bishop. 2 Samuel 22:31
The Word of God Tried in the Crucible of Personal Experience   2 Samuel 22:31
Jehovah Owned and Honoured J. Irons. 2 Samuel 22:32
Jehovah the Only God, the Only Rock G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:32
Divine Protection and Guidance G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:33
God is My Strength B. Dale 2 Samuel 22:33
Go Straight and Keep Steady The Advertiser. 2 Samuel 22:33-34
God Made Ways for Our Feet C. A. Fox. 2 Samuel 22:33-34
Our Way Perfected by the Hand of Another H. W. Beecher. 2 Samuel 22:33-34
The Perfect Rule for the Path of Life   2 Samuel 22:33-34
The Perfect Way Indicated   2 Samuel 22:33-34
Faith Winning Victories   2 Samuel 22:35-43
God's Gentleness Restraining H. O. Mackay. 2 Samuel 22:36
Greatness from God's Condescension G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:36
Life's Most Honourable Distinction W. H. Jackson. 2 Samuel 22:36
The Gentleness of God N. D. Hillis. 2 Samuel 22:36
The Need for Gentleness   2 Samuel 22:36
The Real Greatness of Man J. G. Greenhough, M. A. 2 Samuel 22:36
The Work of Gentleness A. Macleod, D. D. 2 Samuel 22:36
True Greatness B. Dale 2 Samuel 22:36
David's Hymn of Victory Alexander Maclaren 2 Samuel 22:40
The Head of the Nations G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:44, 45
The Magnetism of a Great Personality   2 Samuel 22:45
A Live Christ   2 Samuel 22:47
Praise to God as the Ever Living Saviour G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:47
Majesty of the People Christian Weekly 2 Samuel 22:48
Passing Through an Opposing Medium The Sciences as Sources of Illustration 2 Samuel 22:49-50
The Praise of God Among the Heathen B. Dale 2 Samuel 22:50
Praising God Among the Nations G. Wood 2 Samuel 22:50, 51
David's Last Words B. Dale 2 Samuel 23:1-3
Broken Ideals J. Thew. 2 Samuel 23:1-5
David's Last Words   2 Samuel 23:1-5
David's Swan Song J. R. Macduff, D. D. 2 Samuel 23:1-5
Last Wards G. S. Bowes, M. A. 2 Samuel 23:1-5
The Dying King's Last Vision and Psalm A. Maclaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 23:1-5
The Last Words of David C. Vince. 2 Samuel 23:1-5
The Last Words of David W. G. Blaikie, D. D. 2 Samuel 23:1-5
The Righteous Ruler G. Wood 2 Samuel 23:1-7
The Son of Jesse, and the Son of David B. Dale 2 Samuel 23:1-7
God the Author of Scripture   2 Samuel 23:2
Plenary Inspiration of Scripture   2 Samuel 23:2
The Inspiration of the Scriptures C. Clayton, M. A. 2 Samuel 23:2
A Righteous Monarch J. Alcock. 2 Samuel 23:3
The Importance of Character in Rulers   2 Samuel 23:3
The Royal Jubilee Alexander Maclaren 2 Samuel 23:3
The Voice of a Rock C. S. Robinson, D. D. 2 Samuel 23:3
An Oracle Concerning the King Messiah B. Dale 2 Samuel 23:3-7
A Morning Without Clouds J. Wells. 2 Samuel 23:4
Christ's Coming as the Light of the Morning J. Henderson, D. D. 2 Samuel 23:4
Clear Shining After Rain   2 Samuel 23:4
David's Last and Best Song Concerning Christ D. Davies. 2 Samuel 23:4
God Causeth the Grass to Spring Forth A. Barnes. 2 Samuel 23:4
King David's Vision of Christ The Quiver. 2 Samuel 23:4
Rain Clouds not Devoid El Beauty   2 Samuel 23:4
Royal Emblems for Loyal Subjects Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 23:4
The Character of Christ's Government Evangelical Preacher 2 Samuel 23:4
The Character of the Messiah's Rule Genial and Beneficent Samuel Martin. 2 Samuel 23:4
A Sure Covenant A. Roberts, M. A. 2 Samuel 23:5
Comfort from the Everlasting Covenant G. Wood 2 Samuel 23:5
Consolations of the Covenant of Grace Flavel, John 2 Samuel 23:5
David's Distress, Consolation, and Experience W. Jay. 2 Samuel 23:5
David's Dying Song Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 23:5
David's Dying Song Charles Haddon Spurgeon 2 Samuel 23:5
David's Sorrow and Resource J. East, M. A. 2 Samuel 23:5
Divine Covenant Compensates Earthly Disappointment   2 Samuel 23:5
Household Religion R. Bevan Shepherd, M. A. 2 Samuel 23:5
The Covenant of Grace, a Support Under Sorrow H, Kollock, D. D. 2 Samuel 23:5
The Everlasting Covenant, the Believer's Support Under Distress Owen, John 2 Samuel 23:5
The King's Mighty Men G. Wood 2 Samuel 23:8
The First Three Heroes B. Dale 2 Samuel 23:8-12
A Heroic Sword-Grasp J. Saxtell. 2 Samuel 23:10
Hitting Hard   2 Samuel 23:10
The Sword for Use   2 Samuel 23:10
The Sword of the Valiant Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 2 Samuel 23:10
The Warrior's Scars T. De Witt Talmage. 2 Samuel 23:10
Shammah John McNeill. 2 Samuel 23:11
Courage J. Thain Davidson, D. D. 2 Samuel 23:13-17
Energetic Men Christian Weekly 2 Samuel 23:13-17
Longing for the Water of the Well of Bethlehem F. B. Meyer, B. A. 2 Samuel 23:13-17
The Dear-Bought Draught J. McNeill. 2 Samuel 23:13-17
The Well of Bethlehem J. Stuart. 2 Samuel 23:13-17
The Well of Bethlehem B. Dale 2 Samuel 23:13-17
A Libation to Jehovah Alexander Maclaren 2 Samuel 23:15
Costly Water J. S. Maver, M. A. 2 Samuel 23:15
Craving to Enjoy a Past Comforter Alfred Buckley. 2 Samuel 23:15
Memories of Childhood J. G. Greenhough, M. A. 2 Samuel 23:15
The Memory of Boyhood W. F. J. Robberds. 2 Samuel 23:15
The Well by the Gate T. De Witt Talmage, D. D. 2 Samuel 23:15
Love, Courage, and Stir-Sacrifice G. Wood 2 Samuel 23:15-17
The Sacredness of Life J. T. L. Maggs, B. A. 2 Samuel 23:16-17
Waste H. Macmillan, D. D. 2 Samuel 23:16-17
The Heroism of Benaiah B. Dale 2 Samuel 23:18-23
The Might of Mediocrity W. L. Watkinson. 2 Samuel 23:19
The Value of Second-Rate Christian Weekly 2 Samuel 23:19
A Lion in the Snow T. Champness. 2 Samuel 23:20
Benaiah J. McNeill. 2 Samuel 23:20
Enterprise Essential to Success   2 Samuel 23:20
Possibility of Great Achievements A. Malaren, D. D. 2 Samuel 23:20
Possible Achievement of a Man Plus God   2 Samuel 23:20
A Sinful Census B. Dale 2 Samuel 24:1, 2
David Numbering the People H. Melvill, B. D. 2 Samuel 24:1-25
David Numbering the People F. M. Sadler, M. A. 2 Samuel 24:1-25
David's Numbering of the People Homiletic Magazine 2 Samuel 24:1-25
In What Respect the Census was Sinful A. F. Kirkpatrick, M. A. 2 Samuel 24:1-25
Numbering the People C. S. Robinson, D. D. 2 Samuel 24:1-25
The Church's Resources   2 Samuel 24:1-25
Self-Elation B. Dale 2 Samuel 24:2
Unheeded Remonstrance B. Dale 2 Samuel 24:3, 4
An, Awakened Conscience B. Dale 2 Samuel 24:5-10
The Prophet Gad B. Dale 2 Samuel 24:9-13, 18, 19
David's Confession A. Roberts, M. A. 2 Samuel 24:10
Sinful Numbering G. Wood 2 Samuel 24:10
The Afterward of Sin Thomas Fuller. 2 Samuel 24:10
Christians Exhorted to Consider What Answer Their Ministers Will have to Return to God Concerning Them J. Orton. 2 Samuel 24:13
Preachers and Hearers B. Dale 2 Samuel 24:13
Pressing for an Answer to God's Message G. Wood 2 Samuel 24:13
Choice of David Under Anticipated Judgments H. Kollock, D. D. 2 Samuel 24:14
David's Choice of a National Calamity J. Leifchild. 2 Samuel 24:14
David's Choice of the Plague A. F. Kirkpatrick, M. A. 2 Samuel 24:14
God's Treatment Preferred to Man's G. Wood 2 Samuel 24:14
In the Hand of God Homilist 2 Samuel 24:14
Submission to Divine Chastisement B. Dale 2 Samuel 24:14
The Greatness of God's Unfailing, Mercy   2 Samuel 24:14
The Stroke of God Preferred J. R. Macduff, D. D. 2 Samuel 24:14
Pestilence B. Dale 2 Samuel 24:15, 16
Divine Justice in National Retributions G. Brooke. 2 Samuel 24:15-25
God's Judgment on Pride Henry, Matthew 2 Samuel 24:15-25
The Pestilence Dean Stanley. 2 Samuel 24:15-25
The Plague Stayed Monday Club Sermons 2 Samuel 24:15-25
The Plague Stayed S. D. Niccolls, D. D. 2 Samuel 24:15-25
The Problem of Undeserved Suffering D. Hunter, D. D. 2 Samuel 24:17
Self-Devotion B. Dale 2 Samuel 24:17-19
Araunah the Jebusite B. Dale 2 Samuel 24:20-23
Acceptance with God G. Wood 2 Samuel 24:23
A Costly Gift Freely Bestowed W. G. Blaikie. 2 Samuel 24:24
A Religion that Costs Nothing A. H. Powell, M. A. 2 Samuel 24:24
A Test of Sincerity W. Cadman, M. A 2 Samuel 24:24
Bibles Gratis Refused Anecdotes of the Old Testament. 2 Samuel 24:24
Cheap Religion Repudiated G. Wood 2 Samuel 24:24
Genuine Service for God U. R. Thomas. 2 Samuel 24:24
Give God the Best   2 Samuel 24:24
Personal Sacrifice B. Dale 2 Samuel 24:24
Service Costs Sacrifice H. O. Mackey. 2 Samuel 24:24
The Principle of Giving E. Mellor, D. D. 2 Samuel 24:24
The True Principle of Divine Service R. Thomas. 2 Samuel 24:24
The Unselfish Offering
Efficacious Sacrifices G. Wood 2 Samuel 24:25
The Altar and Sacrifice W. E. Ormsby, M. A. 2 Samuel 24:25
The Arrest of the Plague C. S. Robinson, D. D. 2 Samuel 24:25
The Destroying Angel Arrested R. Watson. 2 Samuel 24:25
The Infliction and Removal of the Judgment Upon David for Numbering the People H. Hughes, B. D. 2 Samuel 24:25
The New Altar B. Dale 2 Samuel 24:25
The Site of the Altar Century Bible 2 Samuel 24:25
Vicarious Atonement   2 Samuel 24:25



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