A King For All Humanity | Les Newsom

Scripture Reference: 2 Samuel 7:1-16

The Covenant that God makes for David has some of the most foundational truths about God’s relationship with his people that when you study it, it breaks on you with such joy when you see Jesus as “great David’s greater Son.”

Sermon Points:

  • Provision from God, not for God
  • A House for David, not for God
  • An Eternal Line, not a Temporary One

The King and the Presence, Part 2 | Les Newson

Scripture Reference: 2 Samuel 6:12-23

Dejected by the loss of Uzzah, David must learn that God’s intentions for him are actually to bless him and not curse him. So David pursues a new path, a path of grace, that leads him to a complete transformation of his kingship.

Sermon Points:

  • The Gospel in the Presence
  • The Transformation in the Presence

The King and the Presence, Part 1 | Les Newsom

Scripture Reference: 2 Samuel 6:1-11

David wants nothing more than for his kingship to be marked by a deep desire to be in the Presence of God. However, David is going to have to learn in a powerful way that this desire must be marked by truth about God’s holiness.

Sermon Points:

  • The Need for the Presence
  • The Problem with the Presence

The Rescuing King | Brian Sorgenfrei

 Scripture Reference: 1 Samuel 30:1-25

David finds himself in a dark and desperate situation. His response demonstrates for us the kind of King we can trust in our own desperate situations. We need a king who conquers evil and is overflowing with loving generosity.

Sermon Points:

  1. The Distress (vv. 1-8)
  2. The Rescue (vv. 7-20)
  3. The Generosity (vv. 21-31)

The King Who Resists Temptation | Brian Sorgenfrei

 Scripture Reference: 1 Samuel 24:1-22

David finds himself in a wilderness on the run from king Saul, which is always a place of temptation. David remarkably resists an alluring temptation to take matters into his own hands with an enemy. David’s remarkable actions show us the pathway of resisting our own temptations by entrusting himself to the eternal King who is the righteous and wise judge.

Sermon Points:

  • The Place of Temptation (vs. 1-3)
  • The Temptation (vs. 4)
  • The Victory over Temptation (vs. 4-15)
  • The Power over Temptation (vs. 12, 15)