Doing Something For God

The story of David and his desire to build a temple for God is recorded in 2 Samuel 7.  By this point in David’s life, a lot of water had passed under his bridge.  He’s been: in the pastures as a boy, shepherding his father’s sheep in the courts of King Saul, soothing him with the music ofContinue reading “Doing Something For God”

A Recipe For Thanksgiving

David wanted to do something for God.  He proposed building a house (temple) for Him (2 Samuel 7:1-2), but God had a better idea. Instead of David building a house for Him, God would build a house (family), for David! This meant his family would rule forever. It was realized first through his son Solomon, then through his descendants,Continue reading “A Recipe For Thanksgiving”