Shawn Stone, April 5, 2017, 2 Samuel 11
David was blessed. Then he disengaged. Then David compromised and sinned. The seed for any sin is in all of us. But God's grace is always greater than our sin. Ask God to search your heart.
Shawn Stone, 2 Samuel 12:1-13, April 19, 2017
The three tactics of denial are to disagree, defend, or distract. "When I refused to confess my sin, my body wasted away, and I groaned all day long." - Psalm 32:3 Because of the kindness of grace we are assured of forgiveness.
Shawn Stone - May 17, 2017 - Psalm 51
What is repentance? David's eyes were opened and he was able to recognize his sin. Repentance is seeing sin the way God sees it. Repentance is taking full responsibility for your sin. Repentance is having your heart melted by God's love.
Shawn Stone - May 24, 2017 - 2 Samuel 24
David's failure changed everything. He learned, you don’t have to know the WHY to obey the WHAT if you trust WHO is making the command. David failed, but "mercy triumphs over judgment" (James 2:13). Spiritual greatness is not repenting less, but repenting ...