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Devotionary is a new podcast that is designed to make the Bible accessible and applicable to everyday life. It combines the inspiration of a daily devotional and the insights of a commentary, but in language that is easy-to-understand. We will be working our way through the entire Bible offering a chapter-by-chapter overview of each book. The goal is to give you a solid understanding of the Bible’s overarching and unified message of redemption. We hope you enjoy.

Sep 21, 2018

We all desire to accomplish great things with our lives. And as followers of Christ, we hope to make an impact on the world through the way we live our lives. David, the newly crowned king of Israel was no different. He wanted to leave his mark on the nation and do whatever he could to make the name of God great. And in 2 Samuel 7:1-17, David reveals his plans to build a great edifice in which the Ark of the Covenant could be kept and the glory of God could dwell. But God had other plans. He had not asked David to build Him a house. In fact, God let David know that He didn’t need one. But He did promise to make David a great house, and he wasn’t talking about a palace. God was referring to David’s legacy. He would provide David an heir to his throne who would establish the Davidic dynasty forever. This covenant promise, partially fulfilled in Solomon, would be fully fulfilled in Jesus Christ. God was going to do for David and through David great things. When David said, “I will…,” God said, “No, you won’t, but I will.”