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A.W. Pink

THE LIFE OF FAITH Chapter 7 The Restoration of David

A.W. PinkTHE LIFE OF FAITH Chapter 7 The Restoration of David His Conviction An interval of some months elapsed between what is recorded in 2 Samuel 11 and that which is found at the beginning of chapter 12. During this interval David was free to enjoy to the full that which he had acquired through his wrong... Read More
A.W. Pink

THE LORD’S PRAYER Chapter 8 The Seventh Petition

A.W. PinkTHE LORD’S PRAYER Chapter 8 The Seventh Petition "But deliver us from evil" Matthew 6:13 This seventh petition brings us to the end of the petitionary part of our Lord’s Prayer. The four requests that are for the supply of our own needs are for providing grace ("give us"), pardoning grace ("forgive ... Read More
Erlo Stegen

Forgiven and set free

Erlo StegenSummary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 30 June 2013 2 Sam 11 1 And it came to pass, after the year was expired, at the time when kings go forth to battle, that David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed the children of Ammon, and besieged Rabbah. But David tarried stil... Read More
K.P. Yohannan

History Reveals

K.P. YohannanIn the Bible, God left us the complete stories of spiritual giants through whom He worked—Moses, Elijah, David and many more—just as they were, flaws and all. He did not touch up the negatives or use Photoshop to present them in a better light. There was no cover-up. Look at Moses. What an incredibl... Read More
K.P. Yohannan

There is Hope

K.P. YohannanRobert Robinson lived in the 18th century. Converted through George Whitefield’s preaching, he himself went on to become the Methodist minister who wrote the famous hymn “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing.” You probably remember the lines: Come, Thou Fount of every blessing, Tune my heart to sing T... Read More
John Gifford Bellett


David is the principal object before the mind of the Spirit of God in both the 1st and the 2nd books of Samuel. In the 1st book we see him brought from obscurity into honour and praise, and there standing, by the good hand of God, in full righteousness amid the persecutions of the wicked. In the 2nd... Read More
John Nelson Darby

Thoughts on 2 Samuel

John Nelson DarbyAs the first book gave us Israel tired of their original relationship with God, and the trial of the king of their choice, ending in the destruction of himself and his house, the second contains the establishment of David as the king, according to God, though failing far more in ease and exaltation ... Read More
St. Augustine

Exposition on Psalm 51

St. Augustine1. Neither must this multitude's throng be defrauded, nor their infirmity burthened. Silence we ask, and quiet, in order that our voice, after yesterday's labour, be able with some little vigour to last out. It must be believed, that your love has met together in greater numbers today for nothing el... Read More
Principles For The Gathering Of Believers

76 - Chronological Bible Reading of Scriptures

Principles For The Gathering Of BelieversThere is a great need in the body of Christ for consistent reading of the Holy Scriptures in their entirety, book by book, chapter by chapter, verse by verse. In this case we are encouraging a chronological reading of the Scriptures. Most of the confusion is created when certain teachers, groups, or... Read More
Greek Word Studies

Asps (785) aspis

Asps (785) (aspis) describes a deadly serpent (Egyptian cobra) whose poison was contained in a bag under the lips! In the Greek writings and in the Septuagint (LXX) aspis was also used to describe a round shield (Lat. clipeus, of bull's hide, overlaid with metal plates, with a boss in the middle, an... Read More

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