Biblical Theologies

A Forever King
Do you want to build something which lasts? David desires to build a house for God and secure his peace and blessing, but God reminds him that he is the one who builds things that last. God promises David’s son will build his house and God himself will make a kingdom that will last forever. Outline David has plans (vv1-2) But so does God (v4) … because God hasn’t asked (vv5-7, 1 Kings 5:3) … because God will build (vv8-17) David’s humble praise (vv18-29) Where is this forever king? Read more

A Rising King
Proud King Saul is dead and David has been anointed as king. Is he the king we’ve been waiting for? Outline Dying by the sword (2 Samuel 2:1) The backstory Saul Falls, David Rises 2 Samuel 1:1-2 2 Samuel 1:15-16 2 Samuel 2:1 2 Samuel 1:19 2 Samuel 9:7, 11 Kingdom Habits

Money Matters: Gift
What is money? The Bible’s Big Story Creation (Genesis 2:10-16) Fall (Genesis 3:17-19) Promise (Genesis 12:1-3; Exodus 3:16-17) Fulfilment (?) (1 Kings 4:20-28) Exile (Jeremiah 31:10-14) Fulfilment (Luke 4:18-19; 6:20, 24; Hebrews 11:8-10, 16) God’s gift and us (1 Timothy 6:17-19)