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A Work In Progress · 19h ago

2 Samuel 3:22-30 (Part 1) – Cheap Grace vs. The Full Meaning of Grace in the Law

2 Samuel 3:22-30 (Part 1 of 2) Joab Murders Abner We often hear those who wish to live life according to their own desires say that the Old Testament is no longer applicable and should be di...
A Work In Progress · 1d ago

2 Samuel 3:6-21 (Part 3) – A Royal Reminder of Divorce’s Affect On Our Kids

2 Samuel 3:6-21 (Part 3 of 3) Abner Joins Forces with David No matter how you slice it divorce has its consequences that effect families for generations. Even if you are living in a loveless...
A Work In Progress · 5d ago

2 Samuel 3:6-21 (Part 2) – Armchair Christians No Longer: The Time Has Come!

2 Samuel 3:6-21 (Part 2 of 3) Abner Joins Forces with David Do you or I have what it takes to stand up for what is right no matter if the political tide or popular opinion is against us? Nev...
A Work In Progress · 6d ago

2 Samuel 3:6-21 (Part 1) – Championship Teams Always Involve Humility & Submission

2 Samuel 3:6-21 (Part 1 of 3) Abner Joins Forces with David There is a song that sometimes get played in commercials nowadays that actually dates back to a 1946 Broadway musical (had to goog...
A Work In Progress · 1w ago

2 Samuel 3:2-5 – Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should!

2 Samuel 3:2-5 David’s Sons Born in Hebron Who says the Bible is not current? Just look at this passage for today, 2 Samuel 3:2-5. Though it is short, it gives us a glimpse into one of David...
A Work In Progress · 1W ago

2 Samuel 2:18-3:1 – Even Christ Followers Can Get Turned Sideways By Idolatry & Pride: A Prayer For A Marriage

2 Samuel 2:18 – 3:1 The Death of Asahel Recently, Elena and I had a very long phone conservation with a very dear friend of ours. Though we have not seen this friend in several years. He and...
A Work In Progress · 1W ago

2 Samuel 2:12-17 – A House Divided Will Not Stand: It’s Time Now For Unity

2 Samuel 2:12-17 Civil War Between Israel and Judah Last night at our Wednesday Family Night Services at Calvary, there was an amazing move of the Spirit during worship and our Senior Pastor...
A Work In Progress · 1W ago

2 Samuel 2:8-11 – Whose Side Are You Going to Be On: You Gotta Choose!

2 Samuel 2:8-11 Ishbosheth Proclaimed King of Israel I remember my brother and I were always rivals growing up. We were so different. He was super-intelligent (still is!) but back in those d...
A Work In Progress · 1W ago

2 Samuel 2:1-7 (Part 2) – Practical Advice from God’s Word: How to Deal With Difficult People

2 Samuel 2:1-7 (Part 2 of 2) David Anointed King of Judah Why is this passage here? What does it accomplish in the overarching story of David? What does it teach us that we can use in our li...
A Work In Progress · 2W ago

2 Samuel 2:1-7 (Part 1) – Praying Even Over the No-Brainers!

2 Samuel 2:1-7 (Part 1 of 2) David Anointed King of Judah Three and half months ago, when we came to Moline for the final interview for the director of business/staff pastor role that I now ...