We live in a teenage culture that is absolutely intrigued with “super–heroism.” A young kid who is terrorized by nocturnal-winged creatures becomes a man, dresses up in a black-rubber suit every day, has the oldest babysitter ever named Alfred, and uses his childhood fear to avenge his parents’ death by serving society through the ridding of evil. The lamest nerd in high school gets bit by a spider and now protects the world from bad guys. Four turtles are given super powers through sewer slime, and now with ninja tactics they stop harm in its very tracks. These stories captivate the attention of teens today, and there is a very good reason why. God has designed us to desire this!
2 Samuel 19 – 24 is all about how we need to be radical servants for our King. This is a passage where we see real life superheroes who radically serve their king. Continue reading