Manayunk Congregation

4101 Freeland Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Center City Congregation

1336 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA

Shepherd King: 1-2 Samuel

Manayunk Sermons

The man after God's own heart has fallen hard. How will God's people handle it? In answering that question, we learn how to deal with sin in Jesus' family.

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2 Samuel 12

New American Commentary 1-2 Samuel

After experiencing the greatest blessings of his life, in 2 Samuel 11 David takes his greatest fall leaving us much to learn from his example and much to hope in Christ.

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2 Samuel 11

NAC 1-2 Samuel Commentary

ESV Study Bible

In 2 Samuel 7 God makes one of the most incredible promises in all of Scripture...a promise that makes all the difference for us!

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2 Samuel 7

New American Commentary 1-2 Samuel

After His Own HeartThe Gospel According to David (Book)

ESV Study Bible (2 Samuel)

 

King David has finally been crowned king and peace is all around him. What he does next will tell us what life is really all about.

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2 Samuel 6

NAC 1-2 Samuel 

After God’s Own Heart

ESV Study Bible

What it Takes to Worship Well

In a fallen world, we all feel wronged by others throughout our lives. How should you respond? By living for God's glory, trusting in God's judgement, and looking to God's reward, you can show mercy to those who wrong you.

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1 Samuel 24-26

NAC 1-2 Samuel Commentary

ESV Study Bible

In this sermon, we explore the friendship between David and Jonathan and see common themes for all life-giving, spiritual friendships.

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1 Samuel 18-20

NAC 1-2 Samuel Commentary

ESV Study Bible

David is anointed as king over Israel and confirms this calling through defeating Goliath. In the same way, Christ, the greater David, has defeated sin, death, and Satan. We who are in Him can have power to defeat whatever diminishes God's glory in our lives.

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1 Samuel 16-17

King Saul's reign didn't last long. In this sermon we'll explore why his kingdom was short-lived and how it challenges us to devote ourselves completely to God.

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1 Samuel 15

NAC 1-2 Samuel 

In 1 Samuel 8, God's people ask for a human king. On the surface it seems like a reasonable request, but as we venture beyond the surface we find a temptation common to us all.

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1 Samuel 8

NAC 1-2 Samuel (Commentary)

After God’s Own Heart by Mark Boda

Counterfeit Gods by Tim Keller

Center City Sermons