THE WAY TO REPENTANCE
2 Samuel 12:1-15 (258)
A. King David became involved with a beautiful woman named Bathsheba
resulting in adultery and murder. 2 Samuel 11:26-27
B. God sent His prophet Nathan to rebuke King David for his sins. 2 Samuel
C. Let's focus on what we can learn about repentance from Nathan's rebuke
of King David.
I. Sometimes we are blind to ________ sins.
A. David could easily see the sin of the man in Nathan's story. Vv5-6
1. David was guilty of greater sins. V7
2. "You are the man."
B. Application: Let's be careful that we see our sins as we see the sins of
1. Don't not have the attitude when someone else is overtaken by sin,
"Isn't is a shame __________________ ?" And when sin hits home,
"Well you know we all _________."
II. The way to bring about repentance ( the giving up of one's stubborn _____
to obey God's will)
A. We must ________________ our sin.
1. David. Vv9-13. "I haved _________ against the LORD."
B. We must _______________ the consequencies of sin.
1. David. Vv14,10. His consequencies:
C. We must __________ to God's love.
1. David. V13
2. Application: 2 Peter 3:9 (899); Romans 2:2-4 (830)
D. We must believe that God _________________.
1. David. V13
2. Application: Acts 2:36-39 (801); 1 John 1:7,9 (899)
Closing: The LORD rebuked David through Nathan. How do we respond when the
LORD rebukes us. Illustration: