Scottsbluff Church of Christ
A House of Trouble
2 Samuel 13 & 14
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  • 1919 Ave N Scottsbluff, NE 69361
    1919 Avenue N, Scottsbluff, NE 69361, USA
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The Unresolved Controversy
How Long is Too Long?
1 Corinthians 11:14

Does not even nature itself teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a dishonor to him?

But how long:? The Bible doesn't say!!!

Nazarites, Samson and other had long hair.
A House of Trouble (2 Samuel 13 & 14)
A Study of Absalom
A House of Trouble Caused by Revenge
A Sin of Passion

Amnon and Tamar
(2 Samuel 13:1-17)
A House of Trouble Caused by Revenge
A Sin of Partiality

David's Response
(2 Samuel 13:21-22)
A House of Trouble Caused by Revenge
A Sin of Punishment (2 Samuel 13:23-39)
Application
Attitudes of anger often leads to unresolved problems.

Anger Causes us:
To Defend our Rights
Hold on to Grudges
Forfeit the Joy of Forgiveness
Application
Attitudes of Forgiveness Leads to

Renewal of the Mind
Release of our Burdens
A House of Trouble Caused by arrogance
A Sin of Pretension (2 Samuel 14:25-27)

Arrogance and conceit leads to the abuse of others and God
A House of Trouble Caused by Arrogance
A Sin of Plotting

Plotting to Impress (2 Samuel 15:1)
A House of Trouble Caused by Arrogance
A Sin of Plotting

Plotting to Persuade (2 Samuel 15:2-4)
A House of Trouble Caused by Arrogance
A Sin of Plotting

Plotting to Puncture (2 Samuel 15:5-6)
Ahithophel/Judas Iscariot

Ahithophel
Betrayed the Lord's Anointed- King David
Was a Trusted Friend
Forced a Weeping David into the Mount of Olives
Committed Suicide

Judas Iscariot
Betrayed the Lord's Anointed- Jesus
Was a Disciple
Handed Jesus Over in the Mount of Olives
Committed Suicide
Arrogance (Pride) Leads to Absalom's Downfall

1 Timothy 6:17
James 4:6
1 Peter 5:5
Proverbs 3:34

God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.
2 Samuel 14:14

God does not take away a life; but He devises means, so that His banished ones are not expelled from Him.

Arrogance and revenge divide the church.

God offers a better way !!!