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  1. Who Are You? The Voice

  2. That one thingI can't escape

  3. I believed what I heardOver and over growing up

  4. They won't let meMove on and change

  5. You are not what They say about you(Pretty boy)

  6. (Victim)You are not whatHas been done to you

  7. You are notWhat you’ve done

  8. What we allow to define usLimits usAnd keeps us from God's best for us

  9. If Only…Not God's voice…

  10. Even Now…The voice of your Jesus

  11. David is now a KingAnd has a great startAs a good King

  12. In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war,

  13. In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But David remained in Jerusalem.

  14. The wrong place At the wrong timeRarely leads to the right thing

  15. One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace.

  16. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. The woman was very beautiful, and David sent someone to find out about her.

  17. The man said, “Isn’t this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam and the wife of Uriah the Hittite?”Hint, Hint!

  18. Then David sent messengers to get her. She came to him, and he slept with her. (She had purified herself from her uncleanness.)

  19. That's why you don'tIndulge lust in the first place

  20. Then she went back home. The woman conceived and sent word to David, saying, “I am pregnant”- 2 Samuel 11:1-5

  21. The litter box

  22. The litter box David tries to get Uriah drunk

  23. The litter box Then he involves his own menin a plot to have Uriah killed

  24. This righteous KingWho represents God…Involves his men In a murder plot

  25. Litter boxes have to be emptied sometime

  26. This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: "I anointed you king over Israel, and Idelivered you from the hand of Saul.

  27. Igave your master’s house to you, and your master’s wives into your arms.

  28. I gave you the house of Israel and Judah. And if all this had been too little, I would have given you even more"

  29. It all came from MEUndeserved, as a gift

  30. The two lies:I did this by my own strengthSo I deserve…

  31. The two lies:God won't give it to meBut I can still get it Without consequences

  32. If I can't ask God for itThat's a pretty good indicatorThat it's not his will for me

  33. "Why did you despise the word of the LORD by doing what is evil in his eyes?

  34. "Do not commit adultery""Do not covet Your neighbor's wife""Do not murder"

  35. But…I'm a KingThose were writtenLong agoBut this is different…

  36. You struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword and took his wife to be your own. You killed him with the sword of the Ammonites"

  37. "Now, therefore, the sword will never depart from your house, because you despised me and took the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your own"- 2 Samuel 12:8-10

  38. All sin is ultimately against GodAnd God takes it personally

  39. Did David screw up?

  40. Did David screw up?God forgivesAnd announces consequences

  41. This is David's moment toAccept forgivenessAnd move on

  42. What they called himDidn't define himWhat he sufferedDidn't define him

  43. What he didBegan to define him

  44. Amnon and Tamar- forced

  45. Amnon and Tamar- forcedDavid does…nothing

  46. Amnon and Tamar- rapeAbsolom- murder

  47. David does…nothing

  48. When we let our past define usWe lose the ability to deal Effectively with our present

  49. We lose the ability to deal effectively with our presentIt's an "If only"without an "Even now"