Tagged with: David

David: The Man After God’s Heart - 2 Sam 22-23

Lars Due-Christensen |

The end of 2 Samuel consists of flashbacks and reflections on the life and legacy of David. It is a mixed bag. In this final talk of the series, Lars considers David’s faithfulness, but also how his failings point to...

David: The Rejected King - 2 Sam 13-19

Andy Tilsley |

David was promised a Son who would be a wonderful, anointed King. But his son Absalom was anything but. In this talk, we look at David’s experience of rejection, and our need for a Saviour.

David: The Flawed King - 2 Sam 11-12

Jo Wells |

David’s encounter with Bathsheba demonstrates that he was far from being the perfect king! But God extends a surprising amount of grace to him, offering forgiveness, in a way that points to our need for a Saviour.

David: The Gracious King - 2 Samuel 9

Adnan Khan |

Saul’s Kingdom has come to an end. But instead of gloating and vanquishing his enemies, David extends mercy to Mephibosheth. In this talk, Adnan Khan looks at the theme of grace.

David: The Anointed King - 2 Sam 7

Tim Frisby |

Following the death of Saul, David is finally crowned as King. And when David pledges to build a house for God, God makes a surprising promise; that He will build a house for David! In this talk, Tim looks at...

David: The Worshipper - 2 Sam 6

Elizabeth Oldfield |

The Ark of the Covenant arrives in Jerusalem, and King David leads the people in singing and dancing. In this talk Elizabeth Oldfield looks at David’s passion for worship, considering what it can teach us about our own worship of...

David: The Fugitive

Andy Tilsley |

Following the death of Goliath, the people celebrate David and Saul gets jealous, threatening to kill him. In this talk, Andy looks at how David acted with integrity and faith, even when he was pursued as a fugitive.

David: The Giant Killer - 1 Sam 17

Lars Due-Christensen |

David quickly faces an enormous challenge, in the form of the giant Goliath. In this talk, Lars looks at how we can face challenges in our lives, knowing that the battle belongs to the Lord.

David: The Chosen One

Liam Thatcher |

The people of God have asked for a king, expecting someone who is strong, powerful and wealthy. But God seems to have different ideas. In the first talk of our new series, Liam looks at the choosing of David, and...

Wednesday: David’s Riddle

ChristChurch London |

Jesus was a master teacher. People came to him with questions designed to entrap him, and he deftly turned the questions on their heads in a way that exposed the true motives on his interlocutors. In Mark 12, Jesus has...

Theology Matters: The Gospels: Session 4 – Purpose: Luke and John

Liam Thatcher |

Each of the gospels tells the story of Jesus in a particular way, for a particular purpose. In this session, Liam Thatcher looks at Luke and John and tries to work out why they emphasise certain themes and what particular points they are...

The Way: Ascent - Psalm 24

David Stroud |

In the ancient world mountains represented spiritual places: places where gods dwelt, and where people could get close to them. In this talk David  looks at Psalm 24 and considers the invitation to ascend the hill of the Lord and...

Songs in the Key of Life

David Stroud |

Welcome to 2014! I don’t know how you approach a New Year. Many people like to start out by drawing up a list of habits they want to cultivate; what they will force themselves to eat (usually green items) and...

Advent: The Son of David - Matthew 1:1-21

Andy Tilsley |

A young carpenter from a royal line hears some puzzling news about his virgin fiancée. This week Andy Tilsley looks at the story of Joseph, and how he would become the father to the promised Son of David.

Love is a Verb: Make Love, Not War

Andy Tilsley |

Every kind of relationship – between friends, colleagues, family members or married couples – is bound to hit difficulties eventually. When disagreements come, how can we manage them in such a way as to strengthen the friendship? In this final...

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