Sermons tagged with ‘Death’

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Joab’s Rebuke – 2 Samuel 19:1-8

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Now therefore arise, go out and speak kindly to your servants, for I swear by the LORD, if you do not go, not a man will stay with you this night, and this will be worse for you than all the evil that has come upon you from your youth until now.” Then the king arose and took his seat in the gate. And the people were all told, “Behold, the king is sitting in the gate.” And all the people came before the king. (2 Samuel 19:7–8 ESV)

Absalom Death – 2 Samuel 18:1-18

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Joab said, “I will not waste time like this with you.” And he took three javelins in his hand and thrust them into the heart of Absalom while he was still alive in the oak. And ten young men, Joab’s armor-bearers, surrounded Absalom and struck him and killed him. (2 Samuel 18:14-15 ESV)

Sin’s Wages – 2 Samuel 12:15b-23

“While the child was still alive, I fasted and wept, for I said, ‘Who knows whether the LORD will be gracious to me, that the child may live?’ But now he is dead. Why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.” (2 Samuel 12:22-23 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