Just Getting Started? Read what you’ve missed and check out Bible reading resources
Bible Time Period: Royal Kingdom
You established a kingdom on your servant David and promised him an eternal throne: Establish your kingdom in our midst.
Today we move on to the book of 2 Samuel, which describes David’s kingship and the covenant God makes with him. In chapter 2, he becomes king over “the house of Judah” – the southern part of the kingdom–which “the house of Saul” (under Saul’s commander Abner) establishes Saul’s son Ish-bosheth as king over the northern territories. The resulting civil war lasts more than seven years.
What is David’s response to the deaths of Saul and Jonathan?
Join the discussion below!
I really needed to hear this in discerning a friendship, wonderful facts too… this really helped me, I thank you so much. Light&Prayers Jason