David’s Last Words
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For this session we are in 2 Samuel 23:1-7 looking at words from David that are said to be his last. What do we make of their overwhelming positive portrayal of King David, in spite of his darker acts? What voices are left out of these last words? How will our last words reflect God’s work in our lives?
Scripture: 2 Samuel 23:1-7
Now these are the last words of David:
The oracle of David, son of Jesse,
the oracle of the man whom God exalted,
the anointed of the God of Jacob,
the favourite of the Strong One of Israel: