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November 2007

2 Samuel 16 – In the Presence of My Enemies

In Fleeing from Absalom Daid meets 3 enemies that want to harm David (Zibah, Shimei, and Ahithophel). Through out these narratives David … all » maintains peace and shows us that even in the case of maniptuation (Zibah), cursing (Shimei), and betrayal (Ahithophel) that looking at all event from God’s point of view and seeing them as a component of God plan helps us to have supernatural peace. see also

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2 Samuel 13 – All in the Family

In 2 Samuel 13 one must deal with the godless depravity of 4 men, especially in the narrative of Amnon’s rape of Tamar, his half sister. In Amnon we see lust without love bringing about rape, in Jonadab we see a man of reason without principles planning this rape, in David we see anger without justice in failing to punish rape and murder, and in Absolom’s we see hatred without restraint in the murder of his half brother, Amnon. David’s family is receiving God’s punishment of 2 Samuel 12:11 because of his sin in his relationship with Bathsheba and Uriah.

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Glenn Leatherman

I am first of all a disciple and follower of Jesus Christ. I affirm Evangelical Christian beliefs as well as  Gospel driven in philosophy of ministry. I am married to Ann and am raising 2 wonderful boys – Jonathan and Andrew. My purpose is to build disciplemaking disciples that are becoming fishers of men in fully displaying of God’s Glory in all things. Learn more

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