Sermon Topic: Joab

Handsome Absalom

Date: June 11th, 1961  |  Scripture: 2 Samuel 14-18  |  Topics: Absalom, Cush, David, Envy, Joab

Now Joab the son of Zeruiah perceived that the king’s heart was toward Absalom. And Joab sent to Tekoah, and fetched thence a wise woman, and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on now mourning apparel, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that had a long time mourned for the dead: And come to the king, and speak on this manner unto him. So Joab put the words in her mouth. And when the woman of Tekoah spake to the king, she fell on her face to the groContinue Reading

The Childhood of Solomon

Date: June 25th, 1961  |  Scripture: Psalm 72  |  Topics: David, Family, Heir, Joab, Polygamy, Solomon, Son, Wisdom

A Psalm for Solomon. Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king’s son. He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment. The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the little hills, by righteousness. He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor. They shall fear thee as long as the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations. He shall come down like rain uponContinue Reading

Solomon Inherits the Kingdom

Date: July 9th, 1961  |  Scripture: 1 Kings 1  |  Topics: Ark of the Covenant, Conspiracy, Joab, Solomon, Youth

Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he gat no heat. Wherefore his servants said unto him, Let there be sought for my lord the king a young virgin: and let her stand before the king, and let her cherish him, and let her lie in thy bosom, that my lord the king may get heat. So they sought for a fair damsel throughout all the coasts of Israel, and found Abishag a Shunammite, and brought her to the king. And the damsel was very fair, and cherished theContinue Reading