All 18 Sermons -- Darrell preaches through the story of David from the unique and powerful perspective of a counselor and director of a recovery ministry for individuals trapped in…

God rejects Saul and chooses David as the next king of Israel. I Samuel 13-16

The original story of the underdog. I Samuel 17

Saul plays his favorite party game: “Pin The Spear On David” but God’s protection frustrates Saul’s agenda. I Samuel 18-19

God uses David and Jonathan's powerful friendship to protect David and to draw Jonathan out of his denial. I Samuel 20

Saul plays his favorite party game: “Pin The Spear On David” but God’s protection frustrates Saul’s agenda. I Samuel 21-23

David’s first opportunity to kill Saul leads instead to a stunning act of vulnerability. I Samuel 24

The story of Abigal may be one of the most misused and misunderstood stories of what it means for a woman to serve. I Samuel 25

In spite of the fact Saul says the right words, 'I have sinned...' David keeps his distance from Saul. Why? Because David knows Saul is not a man of his…

David learns many valuable truths as he flees from Saul and hides in rocks, holes and caves. I Samuel 27-30

God provides rumble strips, but not barricades: So often when we are heading down an ugly road, God puts warnings in our path. They are God’s way of saying, "Are…

Sin has serious consequences. God forgave David, but his son still died. God forgave David but the sword did not depart from his house. The same thing is true in…

David's Son, Amnon, rapes his sister Tamar yet from this devastating story we can learn amazing truths as we look at the story from David and Amnon's perspective. II Samuel…

We again look at the story of Amnon raping his sister Tamar only this time we look at it from Tamar's perspective. Satan has very specific plans to destroy the…

David is furious over Amnon's rape of his sister but he does nothing. In the void of "nothing" and out of his own hurt and rejection, Absalom kills his brother,…

David flees Jerusalem because he completely misunderstands what God is doing. II Samuel 14-15

David accepts the shame and lies heaped on him by Shimei and continues his downward spiral by listening to Satan's lies. He is unable or unwilling to accept God's forgiveness…

Even in David’s exile, God’s demonstrates his love and commitment to his chosen one. II Samuel 16:15-17:29

In spite of David’s sin, in spite of his mess, God restores him as king over Israel. II Samuel 18-24