Sermons by Rev. Scott R. Wright, Ph.D

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Killing Ishbosheth – 2 Samuel 4:1-12

Now the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, set out, and about the heat of the day they came to the house of Ish-bosheth as he was taking his noonday rest. And they came into the midst of the house as if to get wheat, and they stabbed him in the stomach. Then Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped. (2 Samuel 4:5-6 ESV)

Mourning Abner – 2 Samuel 3:31-39

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Then David said to Joab and to all the people who were with him, “Tear your clothes and ad put on sackcloth and mourn before Abner.” And King David followed the bier. They buried Abner at Hebron. And the king lifted up his voice and wept at the grave of Abner, and all the people wept. 2 Samuel 3:31-32

The Defection – 2 Samuel 3:1-21

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And Abner said to David, “I will arise and go and will gather all Israel to my lord the king, that they may make a covenant with you, and that you may reign over all that your heart desires.” So David sent Abner away, and he went in peace. (2 Samuel 3:21 ESV)

The Fight – 2 Samuel 2:12-32

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And Abner said to Joab, “Let the young men arise and compete before us.” And Joab said, “Let them arise.” Then they arose and passed over by number, twelve for Benjamin and Ish-bosheth the son of Saul, and twelve of the servants of David. (2 Samuel 2:14-15 ESV)

Abner – 2 Samuel 2:8-11

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But Abner the son of Ner, commander of Saul’s army, took Ish-bosheth the son of Saul and brought him over to Mahanaim, and he made him king over Gilead and the Ashurites and Jezreel and Ephraim and Benjamin and all Israel. 2 Samuel 2:8-9 (ESV)

Loyalty – 2 Samuel 2:4b-7

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When they told David, “It was the men of Jabesh-gilead who buried Saul,” David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead and said to them, “May you be blessed by the Lord, because you showed this loyalty to Saul your lord and buried him. (2 Samuel 2:4b-5 ESV)