2 Samuel 5
Theme: God establishes David’s kingdom with crown, covenant, conquest and city
As I’ve said before, there is a reason the offering and Communion are so close together in our service. Our work overlaps with our worship, and with God building His house. We bring the fruit of our labor in to God’s house. The trees in the courtyard of God’s house bear fruit from Sunday to Sunday, and we partake of the fruit God gives.
We take part in being and building the city of
But all this happens because we are in Christ, in covenant with Him, receiving His grace over our guilt, receiving His righteousness. His crown makes ours possible. His conquest makes our thinkable. His faithful Sonship in God’s house makes our house building feasible. Without Him we have a house of cards.
And so it all hinges on our being in covenant with Christ and faithful to our king. You are at the King’s table. Are you as awed as you would be in