THE PERPETUITY OF THE THRONE OF CHRIST (Jesus' Double
Claim on the Throne of David, through Mary and Joseph)
Jesse M. Hendley
II Samuel 7:12
Now, friends, if you have your Bibles, turn with me,
please, to Second Samuel, chapter 7, and today we are
studying about GOD'S COVENANT WITH DAVID, God's word
to David, God's promise to David.
Isn't it wonderful to know that God makes statements
to men and gives them promises that are unconditional,
and that God will fulfill His promises?
David Loved God
Now David was a tremendous man. He was a man who lived
very, very close to God. A lot of people don't know
anything about David except the one blemish in his
life. I am so glad that God does not look at just one
part of a man's life or a woman's life. He looks at
all of our life, the sum total. David had a blemish on
his life, but in the main this man loved God as few
men ever loved God, and he proved it by his life. And
because he did, God made a covenant with him.
This is the Grace of God! God forgives sin! He
forgives heinous sin! When we repent, God forgives,
and He makes promises to men that He will fulfill.
I emphasize this because each one of us must come face
to face with our sins. The devil tries to condemn us
because of them, and our hearts try to condemn us, but
I want to remind you this promise to David of a
glorious future was made to a man who had a tremendous
blemish in his life. David repented of it in deep
sorrow and God restored him, and God made a promise to
him, AN ETERNAL COVENANT with him, that shall never
II Samuel 7:12
Second Samuel, chapter 7, verse 12. "And when thy days
be fulfilled and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers I
will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed
out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom."
There is the promise of a SON and his kingdom to be
"He shall build a house for My Name." There is the
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