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Life-Study of 1 & 2 Samuelby Witness Lee

ISBN: 0-87083-805-9
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LIFE-STUDY OF FIRST AND SECOND SAMUEL

MESSAGE TWENTY-THREE

THE HISTORY CONCERNING DAVID

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CROWNED BY THE PEOPLE TO BE THE KING
FOR THE KINGDOM OF GOD ON THE EARTH
2 SAMUEL 2—24

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DAVID'S CARE FOR GOD'S HABITATION ON THE EARTH

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Scripture Reading: 2 Sam. 7

In the foregoing message we saw from chapter six that David took care of the habitation of the ark. In this message we will see that, according to chapter seven, David wanted to build a house for God. Concerning this matter I have a very particular burden.

II. WANTING TO BUILD A HOUSE FOR GOD

A. Considering That He Himself
Dwelled in a House of Cedar,
but That the Ark of God
Dwelled within Curtains

David considered that he himself dwelled in a house of cedar but that the ark of God dwelled within curtains (v. 2b).

B. Releasing His Consideration
to Nathan the Prophet

David released his consideration to Nathan the prophet, who encouraged him to go and do what was in his heart, telling David that Jehovah was with him (vv. 2a, 3).


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