Sermons on 2 Samuel

Sermons on 2 Samuel

The Foundation and the Cornerstone

2 Samuel 7:1-14a and Ephesians 2:11-22 King David wanted to build a house for God. Which, as good ideas go, seemed to be a no-brainer. Even to Nathan the Prophet, whose job description included pointing out to the king when something was NOT such a great idea in God’s eyes. It seemed a shame to David that he himself lived in a stately cedar mansion, while the Ark of the Covenant—the holy artifact which symbolized God’s presence—continued to be housed…

Best Laid Plans

Preached FCCW July 22, 2018 2 Samuel 7:1-14   The poet Robert Burns once wrote these words, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Which is another way of saying that no matter how good an idea may seem to be, there is no guarantee that it will be a success. Does anyone remember New Coke? In 1985 Coca Cola introduced a new formula for their iconic soft drink. Someone must have thought this was a…