Israel's History

Lessons from the Life of David

David and Abigail

1 Samuel 25:1-44

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the rich metaphor of David's encounter with Nabal and his wife, Abigail. Dr. Johnson gives practical application of how the believer must react to the world according to God's promises.

The Frailty of the Man After God’s Own Heart

1 Samuel 27:1-12

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson describes David's spiritual decline after the encounter with Nabal. Dr. Johnson explains how David's gradual unbelief made his faith his greatest weakness.

Saul, Samuel and the Witch of En-Dor

1 Samuel 28:1-25

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson exponds the fallen King Saul's visit to the Medium.

Breaking Out of Doubting Castle and Giant Despair

1 Samuel 29:1

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on David's return into Israel after hiding out with the Philistines.

David’s Elegy for Saul and Jonathan

2 Samuel 1:1-27

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on the recovery of King Saul and his son's bodies after their death in battle against the Philistines.

David: The Shepherd King of Judah

2 Samuel 2:1-32

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the inauguration of David's throne.

Three Distinguished Men and the Living God

2 Samuel 3:1-39

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on the first domestic problems facing David as king.

David: King of Israel

2 Samuel 5:1-25

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the capture of David's new capital, Jerusalem.

The Restoration of the National Worship: 2 Samuel 6:1-23

2 Samuel 6:1-23

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson provides commentary on King David's transfer of the holy artifacts of the Hebrew faith into his new capital.

The Davidic Covenant

2 Samuel 7:1-11

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson begins a two-part series on the establishment of the David covenant. Dr. Johnson explains the true relationship of King David as merely a prince of God's people.