2 SAMUEL 13
2 Samuel 13
(This outline might be more suitable of a Sunday School Class than a sermon.)
A STRONG LUST – Vss. 1-2
Amnon, David’s son, had a sexual attraction to his half-sister Tamar. She was the sister of Absalom.
A SUBTLE PLOT – Vss. 3-5
Jonadab, a friend, suggested a way of getting to seduce Tamar through deception. He was to fain illness.
A SINFUL DECEPTION – Vss. 6-14
Amnon seduced Tamar against her will. His attraction to her was turned to hatred. He then rejected her.
A SUBDUED ANGER – Vss. 18-22
Absalom practiced and called for silence. Although David was also angry he evidently did nothing to punish Amnon. Absalom evidently quietly seethed in anger.
A SNEAKY REVENGE – Vss. 23-29
Absalom carried out a deceptive plot to kill his brother Amnon.
A STRAINED RELATIONSHIP – Vss. 30-39
Absalom fled. David and he were not on speaking terms.