God provides us with hope despite loss, by reminding us of the fulfillment of His Words of judgment (ch. 1:10), which proves that we can trust His words of restoration!
The loss of personal holiness. (v.1-2)
The loss of God's presence. (v.3)
The loss of the king. (v.4-11)
Despite the losses, the exiles retained a living hope, because of the promised sequel – the restoration of holiness, God's presence, and the kingship.
How can we retain hope, when we go through loss?
What was King David's prayer after sinning? Psalm 51:11
Why are these verses repeated in 2 Kings 24:18-25:30?
Why are these verses repeated again in 2 Chronicles 36:22-21?
David's extreme response to Absalom's death sparks both shame and controversy within the camp of David's supporters.
This is the Forty First Sermon in the Series Kingdom, Dynasty and Glory; an exposition on the Second Book of Samuel.