"O LORD Almighty, God of Israel, you have revealed this to your servant, saying, 'I will build a house for you.' So your servant has found courage to offer you this prayer."
(2 SAMUEL 7:27)
We don’t have to imagine how David was heartened…truly we have been the recipients of God’s grace through His own Son who came and lived flawlessly, who did no wrong yet received the “floggings inflicted by men (v.14)” in our place. Those wounds paid for the sins of the mighty warrior David as well as the sins of ordinary you and me.
Many things in life cause us to fear, but God says, “Don’t be afraid; I’ve got this.” He does more than tell us this. He gives us reasons to have courage: a history full of His faithfulness to His people and to us today. We can call out with David that there is no God like ours!
2 Samuel 7
"LET US THEN APPROACH THE THRONE OF GRACE WITH CONFIDENCE, SO THAT WE MAY RECEIVE MERCY AND FIND GRACE TO HELP US..."
Bible In A Year
- 2 Kings 9-10
- Proverbs 15
- 1 Peter 2-3