How the Mighty Have Fallen

March 17, 2024 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: 2 Samuel

Passage: 2 Samuel 1:1– 2:7

How the Mighty Have Fallen
Christ Proclamation Church
Sunday, 03/17/2024

Sermon Theme: The King destined to give rest and abundant blessing rises to power at God's hand, not his own, choosing obedience to God and love for His people over personal exaltation. We, in response, must anoint Him King of our lives, obey His commands, and love His people!

 

I. The Innocent King - (2 Samuel 1:1-16)

    A. Reality of Saul's Death - (2 Sam. 1:2b-10, 13-16)

        1. Arrival of the Amalekite - (1:2b-10)

        2. Execution of the Amalekite - (1:13-16)

    B. Response to Saul's Death - (2 Sam. 1:1-2a, 11-12)

        1. When did it happen? - (1:1-2a)

        2. How does David respond- (1:11-12)

  

II. The Lamenting King - (2 Samuel 1:17-27)

    A. Context of the Lamentation - (2 Sam. 1:17-18)

        1. Emotional Grief - (1:11-12)

        2. Expressed Grief - (2:17-18)

    B. Content of the Lamentation - (2 Sam. 1:19-27)

        1. Grief and Disgrace - (1:19-21)

        2. Grief and Gratefulness - (1:22-24) 

        3. Grief and Brotherly Love - (1:25-27) 

 

 

III. The Anointed King - (2 Samuel 2:1-7)

    A. King David - (2 Sam. 2:1-7)

        1. Divine Guidance - (2:1-4)

        2. Winsome Appeal - (2:5-7) 

    B. King Jesus - (Application)

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