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NewLSFB454: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – 1 Chronicles 10 and 11

Let’s talk about chapter 11:17-19. King David is hiding from his enemies. He’s been fighting the Philistines with his army, and he’s thirsty. And here’s what the scripture says,”17David longed for water. He said, “I wish someone would get me a drink of water from the well that is near the gate of Bethlehem!” 18So…

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NewLSFB367: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – 1 Kings 2

King David is dead. Long live King Solomon. David was king for forty years, many of them turbulent. And on his death bed, he gave his young son words of advice. We’re not sure how old Solomon was when he became king, but some scholars believe he might have been as young as twelve years….

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NewLSFB365: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – 1 Kings 1

Well, once more we see a member of David’s family trying to take the throne. Adonijah knows that David is near death, and he thinks that by being proactive he can take the throne. He knows that Solomon is the one chosen to succeed David, and once David dies it will be too late because…

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NewLSFB363: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – 2 Samuel 23 and 24

Ok, so what’s the deal? In chapter 24, verse 1 we’re told that the Lord caused David to turn against Israel and to order a census of both Israel and Judah. And then, after the results of the census are given to David, he becomes ashamed of what he has done and confesses to the…

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NewLSFB361: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – 2 Samuel 22

What a wonderful song of praise to the God David served his entire life. As he wrote this, he included the highs and the lows. How God delivered him from his enemies, and how he was blessed. He gave praise for who God is and how incomparable He is. He acknowledged that God was his…

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NewLSFB359: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – 2 Samuel 20 and 21

Today I have just a couple of quick comments. You may have wondered why David put his ten concubines aside and never saw them again. Remember when Absalom ran David out? What did he do with his father’s concubines? Right. He had sex with them in such a way that everyone knew about it. They…

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NewLSFB357: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – 2 Samuel 19

A lot happened in this chapter, but we have limited time, so I’m going to focus on verses 15-23. Here, King David is on his way back to Jerusalem and comes to the Jordan River, when he is met by both Simei and Ziba. Remember them? Shimei was the man who threw rocks at David…

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NewLSFB354: The New Lifespring! Family Audio Bible – 2 Samuel 18

As David’s army was to go out to battle Absalom and his men, he planned to go with them. Why do you suppose that is? Do you think it’s because the last time they went out and he stayed home, that’s when all the trouble began? Yeah, me too. I think he figured he’d rather…

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NewLSFB348: The New Lifespring Family Audio Bible -2 Samuel 15

Commentary on Today’s Reading Remember the judgement God brought to David after the Bathsheba incident? ““Because of what you have done, I will cause your own household to rebel against you.” Last time the judgement started in David’s own home, and now it’s affecting his kingdom. Absalom has begun an open rebellion against his father….

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NewLSFB345: The New Lifespring Family Audio Bible -2 Samuel 13 and 14

What God had said would happen to David’s household has begun. “Because of what you have done, I will cause your own household to rebel against you.” Don’t let the end of the last chapter we read fool you. Just because Absalom has been pardoned by David, with David sealing the pardon with a kiss,…

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