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NewLSFB340: The New Lifespring Family Audio Bible – 2 Samuel 11 and 12

In this account, we see how what we might consider a small sin can quickly spiral into a disastrous web of deceit and horrendous sins that affect the lives of many people. As we have seen, David usually goes to war with his armies, but as chapter 11 begins, we see that this year, for…

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NewLSFB337: The New Lifespring Family Audio Bible -2 Samuel 9 and 10

I’m recording this on Sunday night, and I’m running late. We normally don’t have Sunday night church, but tonight we did, and we had a guest speaker…our former Senior Pastor. As you probably know if you’ve been listening to the show for awhile, I’m the guy who runs the sound and video at church, so…

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NewLSFB332: The New Lifespring Family Audio Bible – 2 Samuel 7 and 8

In chapter 7, after David finally gets a time of rest from war, he looks at the beautiful palace he has, and it dawns on him that the Lord should have something better than the tent in which the Ark of the Covenant has been housed. God has blessed him. The Lord picked him to…

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NewLSFB328: The New Lifespring Family Audio Bible – 2 Samuel 5 and 6

Well David is finally king over all Israel. At God’s direction, Samuel had anointed him as the future king when he was a shepherd boy of about 12 or 15 years old. As we read today, he was 30 when God finally put him there. God always keeps his promises, but we never know what…

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NewLSFB323: The New Lifespring Family Audio Bible – 2 Samuel 3 and 4

In chapter three, Ish-bosheth made a bad mistake. He forgot who really put him in the throne. It was Abner who made it possible for Ish-bosheth, King Saul’s son, to ascend to the throne. It was Abner’s cunning and strength as a leader who put him there. Ish-bosheth was not a leader, and he severely…

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NewLSFB320: The New Lifespring Family Audio Bible – 2 Samuel 1 and 2

As we closed out the book of 1 Samuel, we saw the death of Saul and his sons. We pick up right there as we begin 2 Samuel. David is anointed as King in chapter 2, and the rest of the book tells about David’s forty year reign. The man who brought the report of…

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NewLSFB317: The New Lifespring Family Audio Bible – 1 Samuel 30 and 31

After David left the Philistines, they went to Ziklag, where he had recruited the 600 men who went with him and supported him. And the Philistines destroyed the city, and carried off all the people. When David and his men got to Ziklag and found what had happened, they were devastated. And many of his…

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NewLSFB314: The New Lifespring Family Audio Bible – 1 Samuel 28 and 29

Saul seldom fails to the wrong thing, does he? He is terrified at the prospect of fighting the Philistines, who have gathered an army to fight Israel. Had Saul been willing to turn to God, had he truly repented of his previous sinful actions, he wouldn’t be facing the Philistines here and now, and God…

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NewLSFB311: The New Lifespring Family Audio Bible – 1 Samuel 26 and 27

Once more, David passes on an opportunity to take out Saul, because David refuses to touch God’s anointed, even though he knows that Saul is unjustly after his blood. David knows that God has promised to give the throne to him, and he won’t force the issue by taking matters into his own hands. Have…

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NewLSFB305: The New Lifespring Family Audio Bible – 1 Samuel 23 and 24

In chapter 23, we saw the Saul was still after David, and he almost had him, but God intervened with the report of the Philistines attacking the land. And then in chapter 24, we saw that David had the perfect opportunity to take Saul out, but David spared Saul’s life because Saul was God anointed…

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