Summary of 2 Samuel 7:18-24:
David is humbled by God’s choice of him and treatment of him. David prays a prayer of thanks and gratitude for God’s goodness.
Summary of 1 Chronicles 17:16-22:
The same as above with David saying how God is the only God who chose a people for Himself.
BSF Study Questions People of the Promised Land 1: Lesson 18, Day 4: 2 Samuel 7:18-24; 1 Chronicles 17:16-22:
9) Complete humility. He praises God for His goodness, says how he is not worthy of anything God has given him and will give him and how God is great.
10) Personal Question. My answer: David’s response to God’s goodness — complete humility. David is overwhelmed with gratitude, and we see it here.
11) Part personal Question. My answer: David recognized how God was putting David and his family in a place of authority over Israel forever. He recognizes how God has chosen Israel as the one nation on earth to redeem for Himself. I have responded with gratitude and prayer, but I don’t think in the same way as David — with such a humble heart. This my prayer today.
Conclusions BSF Study Questions People of the Promised Land 1 Lesson 18, Day 4: 2 Samuel 7:18-24; 1 Chronicles 17:16-22:
I love David’s attitude. If only I could be as humbled and grateful as David for all I’ve been given and for how God has chosen me for Him.
End Notes BSF Study Questions People of the Promised Land 1 Lesson 18, Day 4: 2 Samuel 7:18-24; 1 Chronicles 17:16-22:
Commentary 2 Samuel 7:18-24 & 1 Chronicles 17:16-22:
God’s gift made God greater — not David.
FUN FACT: David says “your servant” ten times in this prayer.
David’s prayer boldly asked God to do what He promised. God loves when we pray like this.