The House of David

Scripture Reading:  Amos 9:11


A.  God revealed to David that, although he would not be allowed to build a house for God, God would build one for David (2 Samuel 7:11)!

B.  This promise meant that the house of David would stand forever.


I.  David could not have bought a better house than this one.

A.  God made his house strong (2 Samuel 3:1–10).

B.  God tore down every house against his (2 Samuel 21:1–9).

C.  The house God built outlasted the one that Hiram built him (cf. 2 Samuel 5:11; 1 Kings 5:1–16).

II.  In spite of human frailty, God glorified the house of David.

A.  Man made a mess of it (2 Samuel 11:2–4; 12:10–11).

B.  Through all its setbacks, God held David’s house together (1 Kings 11:13; 15:1–5; 2 Kings 8:16–19; 19:34).

III.  The Son of David built a house for the LORD to inhabit forever.

A.  Jesus is the Son of David (Matthew 1:1; Luke 1:32).

B.  He came to build God a house which would never be destroyed (Matthew 16:18; cf. Amos 9:11; Daniel 2:44).

IV.  How can we identify the house that the Son of David built?

A.  It was built on the day of Pentecost in Jerusalem (Acts 2; cf. Isaiah 2:1–4; Zechariah 13:1).

B.  Jesus is the head of this house (Ephesians 5:23).

C.  Jesus is the only means of entrance (John 10:9; 14:6).


A.  No man could ever build a house better than God can.

B.  Jesus pronounced desolate the house that man built for God (Matthew 23:38), but God’s glory still fills the house that He built.

C.  In whose house will you choose to reside?

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