What are things you want to do when you receive excellent news?
Read verses 18-21. After David heard Nathan’s word from God, what did he do? What was David’s attitude toward the blessings he was currently enjoying? (18) What was even more amazing to David than his current prosperity? (19) Why did David find himself almost speechless before God? (20-21)
Read verses 22-24. What attributes of God did David begin to praise? (22) What did David proclaim to be unique about Israel? (23) Who was the initiator in the relationship between God and Israel? (24)
Read verses 25-26. What request did David make of God amid his praises? (25) What testimony does David envision coming out of his family's blessing? (26) Why is it appropriate to ask God for things he has already promised?
Read verses 27-29. According to David, where did he find the courage to pray to God? (27) In what sense does it take courage to approach God in prayer? How did David demonstrate his confidence in God and his word? (28-29) What did David ask God at the end of his prayer? (29)
For what great gift or blessing do you want to thank God now?