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Sermons on 2 Samuel

Chapter 2

2 Samuel

Sermon on Sep 5, 2010

2 Samuel 2:1-11

The Lord's Day Evening

September 5, 2010

2 Samuel 2:1-11

“Will God's King Rule in Your Life?”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Turn with me if you would once again to the books of Samuel and we begin tonight in 2 Samuel chapter 2. We’ll be tracing the life of David, now as a king, and soon in a few chapters we’ll see him crowned king in Jerusalem,...

2 Samuel

Sermon on Sep 19, 2010

2 Samuel 2:13-3:39

The Lord's Day Evening

September 19, 2010

2 Samuel 2:12 - 3:39

“Resistance is Futile”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me to 2 Samuel chapter 2. We have a lengthy, marathon reading tonight. We are hoping to get through not just the rest of this chapter 2 but also three particular incidents in chapter 3. You’ll remember from two weeks ago, Abner, who is Saul's...

Chapter 4

2 Samuel

Sermon on Oct 3, 2010

2 Samuel 4:1-12

The Lord's Day Evening

October 3, 2010

2 Samuel 4:1-12

“Murder Most Foul!”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Turn with me to 2 Samuel chapter 4. 2 Samuel chapter 4 — we're going to read about Ish-bosheth, the only remaining son of Saul who's been put on the throne in the northern kingdom, but as we shall see, his reign is short lived.

Before we read the passage...

Chapter 5

2 Samuel

Sermon on Oct 10, 2010

2 Samuel 5:1-25

The Lord's Day Evening

October 10, 2010

2 Samuel 1-25

“Long Live the King!”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would to 2 Samuel 5. And if you were listening carefully to Denny Terry's wonderful prayer earlier on you’ll have got some of the salient details of this chapter. We come finally to the point where David will be anointed king in the...

Chapter 6

2 Samuel

Sermon on Oct 24, 2010

2 Samuel 6:1-23

The Lord's Day Evening

October 24, 2010

2 Samuel 6:1-23

The Terror of God”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would to 2 Samuel chapter 6, and before we read this passage let's ask for God's blessing.

Father we thank You for the scriptures. We ask now for the blessing of Your Spirit that we might not just read it, but understand...

Chapter 7

2 Samuel

Sermon on Nov 7, 2010

2 Samuel 7:1-29

The Lord's Day Evening

November 7, 2010

2 Samuel 7:1-29

“Covenant Theology”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Turn with me if you would to 2 Samuel chapter 7, 2 Samuel chapter 7. Last time, two weeks ago, we were looking at the previous chapter. The ark of the covenant has finally been brought into Jerusalem. There had been something of a spat between David and one of his...

How People Change

Sermon on Sep 9, 2018

2 Samuel 7:1-17

A number of years ago I heard a preacher tell the story of a seminary student and this student was from Africa. And the student had these three deep cuts on each side of his face, on each cheek, and they were tribal markings. And the story goes that in his tribe, a man when he reached a certain age, had to go out, to earn the right...

Chapter 8

2 Samuel

Sermon on Nov 21, 2010

2 Samuel 8:1-18

The Lord's Day Evening

November 21, 2010

2 Samuel 8:1-18

“With Liberty and Justice for All”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would to 2 Samuel chapter 8; 2 Samuel chapter 8. Last time when we were in Samuel, we were in chapter 7, one of the most important chapters in the Old Testament, because it's the chapter in which we find the...

Chapter 9

2 Samuel

Sermon on Nov 28, 2010

2 Samuel 9:1-13

The Lord's Day Evening

November 28, 2010

2 Samuel 9:1-13

“Kingdom Policy for the Disabled”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now if you have your Bibles with you or access to a pew Bible, turn with me to 2 Samuel chapter 9, 2 Samuel chapter 9. As we make our way through these books of 1 and 2 Samuel it occurs to me to say first of all...

Sermon on Jan 12, 2014

2 Samuel 9:1-13

Please turn with me in your Bibles to 2 Samuel chapter 9.  2 Samuel chapter 9; it begins on page 260 in your pew Bible.  And just before we read, something to consider - when I was a junior in high school I was living in Fayetteville, Arkansas; it was 2001 and my dad is a football coach but he was out of coaching for a few years...

Chapter 10

2 Samuel

Sermon on Jan 2, 2011

2 Samuel 10:1-11:27

The Lord's Day Evening

January 2, 2011

“Flesh and Blood”

2 Samuel 10:1-11:27

The Reverend Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would back to 2 Samuel. We've taken a break for a few weeks in December as we looked at some Nativity passages in Luke and Matthew and now we're returning to the narrative of David's life as we find it in 2...

Chapter 12

How People Change

Sermon on Sep 16, 2018

2 Samuel 12:1-15

Just before we jump in and read, something to consider. Just a few years ago, there were two sports stories that were separated by only five months and they became really some of the biggest human interest stories in that stretch of time where two college football coaches, Joe Paterno and Bobby Petrino, were fired - Paterno on November 9, 2011, and Petrino five months later on April...

2 Samuel

Sermon on Jan 16, 2011

2 Samuel 12:1-15

The Lord's Day Evening

January 16, 2011

“It Is YOU — the denial syndrome”

2 Samuel 12:1-15

The Reverend Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now if you turn in your Bible, it will encourage me if you take a Bible or use the pew Bible, and if you’re using the pew Bible you’ll find this reading tonight on page 263. We’re in 2 Samuel chapter 12. You will...

Chapter 13

2 Samuel

Sermon on Jan 30, 2011

2 Samuel 13:1-21

The Lord's Day Evening

January 30, 2011

“Rape - Why is this Story in the Bible?”

2 Samuel 13:1-21

The Reverend Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would to 2 Samuel chapter 13. One of the benefits of consecutive expository preaching - preaching through books of the Bible - is that you have to talk about things that you wouldn't want to talk...

Chapter 14

2 Samuel

Sermon on Feb 6, 2011

2 Samuel 14:1-33

The Lord's Day Evening

February 6, 2011

“The Prodigal's Return”

2 Samuel 14:1-33

The Reverend Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me once again to 2 Samuel and tonight to 2 Samuel chapter 14. Now before I read the chapter, I just want to point out one particular issue. In the closing verse of chapter 13, we read that “Joab the son of Zeruiah knew that...

Chapter 15

2 Samuel

Sermon on Feb 13, 2011

2 Samuel 15:1-12

The Lord's Day Evening

February 13, 2011

“Conspiracy Theory”

2 Samuel 15:1-37

The Reverend Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would to 2 Samuel chapter 15, 2 Samuel chapter 15. I wrote down what Mark Windham said in his prayer, that “sin will take you further than you planned to go and keep you there longer than you planned to stay and cost...

Chapter 16

2 Samuel

Sermon on Feb 20, 2011

2 Samuel 16:1-23

The Lord's Day Evening

February 20, 2011

“Enemy Territory”

2 Samuel 16:1-23

The Reverend Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would once again to 2 Samuel to chapter 16; 2 Samuel chapter 16. We continue to watch how David's sin with Bathsheba and Uriah seems to cast a shadow over these chapters. David is now on the run. Absalom has gone to Hebron...

Chapter 17

2 Samuel

Sermon on Mar 13, 2011

2 Samuel 17:1-29

The Lord's Day Evening March 13, 2011 “Walking by Faith When You Don't Know the End of the Story” 2 Samuel 17:1-29 The Reverend Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Turn with me if you would to 2 Samuel chapter 17. 2 Samuel chapter 17. David King David, has fled the city of Jerusalem. His son, Absalom, has declared himself king in Hebron and he is making his way...

Chapter 18

2 Samuel

Sermon on Mar 20, 2011

2 Samuel 18:1-19:8

The Lord's Day Evening

March 20, 2011

“O Absalom, Absalom!”

2 Samuel 18:1 - 19:8

The Reverend Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would to 2 Samuel chapter 18. 2 Samuel chapter 18. David, as you will recall if you were able to be with us in the last few weeks, David has left the city of Jerusalem and is encamped now in...

Chapter 19

2 Samuel

Sermon on Mar 27, 2011

2 Samuel 19:9-43

The Lord's Day Evening

March 27, 2011

“Homecoming…Not Quite!”

2 Samuel 19:9-43

The Reverend Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me to 2 Samuel, 2 Samuel chapter 19, and tonight we pick it up in the last section of verse 8. If you’re in the ESV, verse 8 has been divided into two halves and we're picking it up just at the point — the battle...

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