A Change of Mood

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Sermon text: 2 Samuel 11:1-5, 26-27; 12:1-13a

Our Scripture lesson today is about a change of mood in the story of David. Until now everything has gone smoothly for David. Ever since Samuel anointed him king in Bethlehem, luck and success have been with him every step of the way. He felled the mighty Goliath with a mere slingshot. He was blessed with Jonathan’s friendship. He escaped the murderous jealousy of Saul. He thrived in the wilderness as a mercenary. Now Saul is dead. The throne is his, and he has lead Israel into a golden era of power, peace and prosperity. His life has unfolded like a fairy tale from shepherd boy to king and conqueror...See full sermon here