Practicing Kindness


2 Samuel 8:1 Ė 10:19


Primary Teaching Passage: 2 Samuel 9:1-13


Sunday School Lesson for June 30, 2002


Outline of Passage


Davidís Triumph as King (8:1-14)


Davidís Officers of State (8:15 -18)


Davidís Kindness to Mephibosheth (9:1-13)


Davidís Victory Over the Ammonites (10:1-19)


Hints for Teaching and Applying Focal Passage



Meet Mephibosheth:








Note His Lifeís Story (As suggested by Herbert Lockyer):











Note King Davidís Character Traits:








Timeless Truths for Reflection


David serves as a picture or shadow of the love and grace of our Lord Jesus Christ given to undeserving sinners.


Mephibosheth reminds us of the redeemed and restored sinner made whole by the Master.