David's success leads to the sin of pride, and the subsequent pain that follows his sinful choice. God provides an altar which carries a great deal of symbolism for us as we consider Christ and his forgiveness.
David contemplates God's promise given in the first half of chapter 17. David is not to build God a house. Instead, God will build David a dynasty. David is in awe that God could be so generous with him and his family.
We explore again the meaning of "house" from God's perspetive, and will talk about what it means to live as servants in the house of God
God thoughts on "houses" are much different than ours. This sermon teachs us about how the gospel is incorporated into God's promise to build a house for David. This sermon is all about our incarnational, gracious, and forever king, Jesus Christ.
In Jesus' Kingdom, it's all about relationships! Much wisdom is required in kingdom relationships, and they all find their power and meaning in our relationship with the Heavenly Father. This sermon deals with very familiar texts, such as the Golden Rule, and brings what could be a surprising interpretation and application to many of these well known passages.
Pastor Mark illustrates the high anxiety world in which most Chrisitans live. He then share Jesus' "top four" reasons not to be anxious. The cure for anxiety all stems from rightly understanding the love of the Heavenly Father.