Entries by Zach Pete

Life of David – 2 Samuel Chapter 24

Download audio 2nd Samuel 24 Verses 1 – 17 A foolish decision Again the anger of the LORD burned against Israel, and he incited David against them, saying, “Go and take a census of Israel and Judah.” So the king said to Joab and the army commanders with him, “Go throughout the tribes of Israel […]

Life of David – 2 Samuel Chapters 22-23

Download audio A song to sing when life is hard Commentary Long before David was king, he was a composer of beautiful prayers and songs of faith—called psalms in the Bible. Seventy-three psalms, nearly half the Psalter, have the note “of David.” It was one of David’s greatest gifts. In the last, difficult days of […]

Life of David – 2 Samuel Chapters 19-21

Download audio 2nd Samuel 19 Verses 31 – 40 A touching farewell Barzillai the Gileadite also came down from Rogelim to cross the Jordan with the king and to send him on his way from there. Now Barzillai was a very old man, eighty years of age. He had provided for the king during his […]

Life of David – 2 Samuel Chapters 18-19

Download audio 2nd Samuel 18 Verses 1 – 5 David prepares for battle with Absalom David mustered the men who were with him and appointed over them commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds. David sent the troops out—a third under the command of Joab, a third under Joab’s brother Abishai son of Zeruiah, and […]

Life of David – 2 Samuel Chapters 15-17

Download audio 2nd Samuel 15 Verses 24 – 37 David encouraged by loyal friends Zadok was there, too, and all the Levites who were with him were carrying the ark of the covenant of God. They set down the ark of God, and Abiathar offered sacrifices until all the people had finished leaving the city. […]

Life of David – 2 Samuel Chapters 14-15

Download audio 2nd Samuel 14 verses 1 – 17 Joab’s attempt at Absalom’s restoration Joab son of Zeruiah knew that the king’s heart longed for Absalom. So Joab sent someone to Tekoa and had a wise woman brought from there. He said to her, “Pretend you are in mourning. Dress in mourning clothes, and don’t […]

Life of David – 2 Samuel Chapters 12-13

Download audio 2nd Samuel 12 Verses 1 – 13 A restored life through a repentant heart The LORD sent Nathan to David. When he came to him, he said, “There were two men in a certain town, one rich and the other poor. The rich man had a very large number of sheep and cattle, […]

Life of David – 2 Samuel Chapters 9-11

Download audio 2nd Samuel 9 Verses 1 – 13 Grace for grace David asked, “Is there anyone still left of the house of Saul to whom I can show kindness for Jonathan’s sake?” Now there was a servant of Saul’s household named Ziba. They called him to appear before David, and the king said to […]

Life of David – 2 Samuel Chapters 6-8

Download audio 2nd Samuel 6 verses 12 – 23 A heart for God Now King David was told, “The LORD has blessed the household of Obed-Edom and everything he has, because of the ark of God.” So David went down and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the City […]

Life of David – 2 Samuel Chapters 3-6

Download audio 2nd Samuel 3 verses 22 – 38 Joab murders Abner Then David’s men and Joab returned from a raid and brought with them a great deal of plunder. But Abner was no longer with David in Hebron, because David had sent him away, and he had gone in peace. When Joab and all […]