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Tragedy and Triumph | A Study in 2 Samuel | A silver crown and a sword
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Daily Devotional | The Big Cover Up

  • August 14, 2022 | Jeremiah 17:9

The ability to wield power is a gift from God. God commanded Adam and Eve to exercise power over the world He had created (Gen. 1:28–31). Yet because of human sinfulness, our exercise of power is corrupt. Instead of using power to shape the world in the way God would intend, we use it to further our own self-interest. As the philosopher Edmund Burke put it, “The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.”

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From the Editor

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Hello friends,

What do you know about King David? He was only shepherd boy when God hand-picked him to be the next king. He was a talented musician who authored many of the psalms. He took on the giant Goliath wielding only a slingshot. But there’s so much more to his story.

Join us as Dr. Ryan Cook guides us through the book of 2 Samuel with his study titled, Tragedy and Triumph. The Bible doesn’t skim over David’s faults allowing us to see how God can work, even through flawed people.

As a special bonus, we have created a go-along family study on 2 Samuel to use with your children, grandchildren, or even a Sunday School class. Feel free to download the study and print as many copies as you’d like! It is our gift to you.

In addition, don’t miss this video conversation about 2 Samuel featuring author Ryan Cook. Get the inside scoop on this new study. As always, thank you for joining us to read and learn from God’s Word.

Jamie Janosz
Managing Editor

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