KING DAVID HISTORY: Israel was struggling under the leadership of king Saul. Saul was no longer God’s chosen leader for Israel and his mental state was deteriorating. David had been successful in battle against the Philistines, killing Goliath, and the people of Israel were celebrating David as a mighty warrior. Saul hatched a plan to kill David because he knew that the kingdom had already been given to David. David fled with several men who were considered outcast to the land of the Philistines. David continued to run from Saul hiding in caves in the desert. Saul continues to hunt David but ends up dying in battle by taking his own life. Then the people of Israel come to find David and ask him to be king.
KING DAVID DAVID’S PROFILE: Youngest son of a man named Jesse. He was ruddy with a fine appearance and handsome features. 1 Samuel 16:12
KING DAVID yin DAVID’S BEGINNING David was chosen at a young age to be a ruler over Israel. He was taken into the kings service and advanced quickly because of his abilities.
DAVID’S BEGINNING POOR David was from a _______ family RUNT David was looked on as the _______ of the family So he asked Jesse, “Are these all the sons you have?” Then Jesse answered, “There is still the youngest, but he is tending sheep.” Samuel said, ”Send for him; we will not sit down until he arrives” 1 Samuel 16:11 When Eliab, David’s oldest brother, heard him speaking with the men, he burned with anger at him and asked, “Why have you come down here?”… “Now what have I done?” said David. “Can’t I even speak?”. 1 Samuel 17:28-29
DAVID’S BEGINNING GOD’S PEOPLE David knew that the Israelites were______________ David asked the men standing near him, “what will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and removes this disgrace from Israel? Who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should defy the armies of the living God?” 1 Samuel 17:26 GOD FOUGHT David knew that ______________ for Israel David said to the Philistine, “you come against me with the sword and the spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defiled. 1 Samuel 17:45
DAVID’S BEGINNING LOYAL David was a _______friend Jonathan said to David, ”Go in peace, for we have sworn friendship with each other in the name of the Lord saying, “The Lord is witness between you and me, and between your descendants and my descendants forever.” Then David left, and Jonathan went back to town. 1 Samuel 20:42
DAVID’S REIGN 30 David becomes king at the age of __ and rules for ___ years 40 David was thirty years old when he became king, and reigned for forty years. 2 Samuel 5:4 MILITARY SUCCESS David has great __________________ ARK OF GOD The _____________ was brought back to Israel
DAVID’S REIGN HOUSE FOR GOD David desires to build a _________________ 2 Samuel 7:1-10 COVENANT God makes a ______________ with David, it would be from David’s family that the Messiah would come. Your house and your kingdom will endure forever before me; your throne will be established forever 2 Samuel 7:16 SON REBELS Because of David’s disobedience his own _____________ against him. Absalom sent secret messengers throughout the tribes of Israel to say, “As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpets, then say, ‘Absalom is kin in Hebron 2 Samuel 15:10
DAVIDS’S FAILURES HOT TEMPER David had a ____________ 1 Samuel 25:1-13 David said to Abigail, “Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, who sent you today to meet me. May you be blessed for your good judgment and for keeping me from bloodshed this day and from avenging myself with my own hands. Otherwise, as surely as the Lord, the God of Israel lives, who has kept me from harming you, if you had not come quickly to meet me, not one male belonging to Nabal would have been left alive by daybreak. 1 Samuel 25:32-34 WIFE He took more than one________ 1 Samuel 18:27-28 & 25:39-42
DAVID’S FAILURES LUST David gave into _____ One evening David got up from bed and walked around on the roof of the palace. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. The woman was very beautiful, and David sent someone to find out about her. The man said, “Isn't that Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam and the wife of Uriah the Hittite?”Then David sent messengers to get her. She came to him and slept with him, and he slept with her… 2 Samuel 11:2-5
DAVID’S FAILURES COVER UP David tried to __________ his sin Then David said to Uriah, “Go down to your house and wash your feet.” So Uriah left the palace and a gift from the king was sent after him. But Uriah slept at the entrance with all the master’s servants and did not go down to his house. 2 Samuel 11:8-9 COMMITED MURDER When “Covering it up” didn’t work he _______________________ So while Joab had the city under siege, he put Uriah at a place where he knew the strongest defenders were. When the men of the city came out and fought against Joab, some of the men in David’s army fell; moreover, Uriah the Hittite died. 2 Samuel 11:16-17
DAVID’S FAILURES CONFESS David fails to _________ his sin When Uriah’s wife heard that her husband was dead, she mourned for him. After the time of mourning was over, David had her brought to his house, and she became his wife and bore him a son. But the thing David had done displeased the Lord. 2 Samuel 11:26-27 FAMILY David loses control of his _________ This is what the Lord says: “Out of your household I am going to bring calamity upon you. Before your very eyes I will take your wives and give them to someone who I close to you, and he will lie with them in broad daylight. You did it in secret, but I will do this thing in broad daylight before all Israel.” 2 Samuel 12:11-12 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 12:10
LESSONS FROM DAVID’S LIFE WAITED David _________ to act for God’s revenge The men said, “This is the day the Lord spoke of when he said to you, `I will give your enemy into your hands for you to deal with as you wish.’ Then David crept up unnoticed and cut off a corner of Saul's robe. 2 Samuel 24:4 KINDNESS David shows ___________ to Saul’s family David asked, “Is there anyone still left of the house of Saul to whom I can shoe kindness for Jonathan’s sake?” 2 Samuel 9:1
LESSONS FROM DAVID’S LIFE REPENTS When confronted with sin, David ________ quickly Then David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the Lord.” 2 Samuel 12:13 WORSHIP David loved to __________ God As the ark of the Lord was entering the City of David, Michal the daughter of Saul watched from a window. And when she saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord she despised him in her heart. 2 Samuel 6:16 I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips. Psalm 34:1
LESSONS FROM DAVID’S LIFE HEART David followed God with all his _______ I tore the kingdom away from the house of David and gave it to you (Jeroboam), but you have not been like my servant David who followed me with all his heart, doing only what was right in my eyes. 1 Kings 14:8
LAST THOUGHTS ABOUR DAVID Even with his failures David ____________________ in his time! SERVED GOD’S PURPOSE