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2 Samuel - Pastor Larry Kapchinsky

2 Samuel - Pastor Larry Kapchinsky

We are continuing our Journey through the bible and we are on week 10. The book of 2 Samuel can be divided into two main sections—David’s triumphs and David’s troubles.The book begins with David receiving news of the death of Saul and his sons. He proclaims a time of mourning. Soon afterward, David is crowned king over Judah, while Ish-bosheth, one of Saul’s surviving sons, is crowned king over Israel. A civil war follows, but Ish-bosheth is murdered, and the Israelites ask David to reign over them as well.David moves the country’s capital from Hebron to Jerusalem and later moves the Ark of the Covenant. David’s plan to build a temple in Jerusalem is vetoed by God, who then promises David the following things: David would have a son to rule after him; David’s son would build the temple; the throne occupied by David’s lineage would be established forever; and God would never take His mercy from David’s house.David leads Israel to victory over many of the enemy nations which surrounded t