Major on the Minors  – Pt. 3 – Mephibosheth

05.21.17 – Dave Riddle

Key Passage:

2 Samuel 9:1-13

2 Samuel 4:4 – Our introduction to Mephibosheth

Broken & Helpless

  • 2 Samuel 9:1
    • “He is crippled in both feet”

Pursued by a King

  • 2 Samuel 9:3-6
    • “Is anyone still alive from Saul’s family?”

Living in a desolate place

  • 2 Samuel 9:4
    • Lo-debar: the place of no bread

Humbled & Overwhelmed

  • 2 Samuel 9:6
    • “Bowed low to the ground”
  • 2 Samuel 9:7-8
    • “A dead dog like me”

Saved by a Covenant Love

  • 2 Samuel 9:7
    • “…because of my promise to your father, Jonathan”

Welcomed into the Royal Family

  • 2 Samuel 9:11
    • “You will eat here with me at the king’s table”

Our own story is reflected in the story of Mephibosheth. A picture of the gospel.