On the Road to Bethlehem: Longing for Home

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Dec. 12, 2021

2 Samuel 23:13-17

On the Road to Bethlehem: Longing for Home

1. Occupied Territory (vs. 13, 14)

A. Harvest

B. Main Garrison in David’s Hometown

C. The Three of the Thirty

2 Samuel 23:19, 23

2. David’s Desire and Terribly Tough Men (vs. 15, 16)

A. Longing for Home

1 Samuel 16:1

1 Samuel 16:4-5

2 Corinthians 5:6-10

B. How tough do you have to be?

Joshua 1:9

3. Self Denial and Sacrifice (v. 17)

A. Sacrifice

Mark 8:34-38

B. Who is Worthy?

Leviticus 17:10-12

Revelation 4:11

Revelation 5:9

Revelation 5:12


Reflection:

1. Is God calling you to a courageous decision to take a stand today? What is that stand?

2. If Jesus is worthy, are you willing to give Him what He is due today? Have you been holding that back?


Follow up in the Word throughout the Week

Monday, December 13, 2021

Read: 2 Corinthians 5:6-10

Are there times in your life that you long for your childhood home or your earthly home now? Are there times that you long for your heavenly home with Jesus? What brings that about in your life?

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Read: Joshua 1

What is God calling you to be strong and courageous about today? Is it for your children? Your spouse? Your community? Your church?

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Read: Mark 8:27-38

What was the conversation that brought Jesus to command such sacrificial allegiance from His followers? Are you willing to deny yourself, to take the cross, and follow Jesus today?

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Read: Revelation 4

What is Jesus worthy of? How are you giving that to Him in your life?

Friday, December 17, 2021

Read: Revelation 5

What is Jesus worthy of? How are you giving that to Him in your life? What are you willing to lay down for Him to have that glory?

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Read: 2 Samuel 13-39

What characteristics of these 37 men stands out to you the most? How can you apply that to your life today?