2 Samuel 7:1-17 etc. – LEARNING FROM A LEADER
Nathan The Prophet was a leader as a man of God in the court of David. His job was to advise the king in Spiritual matters this was not always easy.
We learn at least 3 things about being a leader from Nathan.
1. BE SENSITIVE TO GOD’S DIRECTION 2 Samuel 7:1-17
(Nathan had spoken too quickly when he said, “The Lord is with thee.”
When God told Nathan something different than what David wanted to
hear, Nathan obeyed God and delivered the message.)
2. BE STRONG IN GOD’S DECLARATION 2 Samuel 12:1-14
(What Nathan had to say for God would not be popular with a king
caught up in sin. Nathan said what had to be said no matter what the
3. BE STABLE IN GOD’S DOMAIN. 1 Kings 1
(When others were leaving to follow Adonijah to make him King,
Nathan stood firm behind the man God intended to be King, Solomon.)