Sermons tagged with ‘Deception’

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Absalom Returns – 2 Samuel 16:15-23

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Now Absalom and all the people, the men of Israel, came to Jerusalem, and Ahithophel with him. And when Hushai the Archite, David’s friend, came to Absalom, Hushai said to Absalom, “Long live the king! Long live the king!” (2 Samuel 16:15-16 ESV)

Ziba – 2 Samuel 16:1-4

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Then the king said to Ziba, “Behold, all that belonged to Mephibosheth is now yours.” And Ziba said, “I pay homage; let me ever find favor in your sight, my lord the king.”
(2 Samuel 16:4 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)