God has worked – God is
- in powerful ways. It is what we see in the Bible; it is what we as a community experience as we follow Jesus.
If you didn’t know the end of the story, what
do you give David? (1 Sam. 17:4-7; 2 Sam. 21:20)
Most of us give David better
than we give ourselves against our giants.
. What better words could describe our world right now? (1 Sam. 17:11)
We all see Goliath. We all hear his voice taunting us, heaping
on us with every fear-inducing shout.
Is the giant all we
? Are his taunts all we
? (1 Sam. 17:26)
Life’s giants demand
This account is about far more than David and Goliath. This is
. (1 Sam. 17:36-37,45-47)
David saw what others didn’t see and
to focus on what others focused on.
superseded everything else. David wanted to know God. David redeemed his time to focus on the reality of God. (Ps. 27:4)
He spent time meditating on the reality of God –
God designed us to walk through life with him,
on Him, following Him, relying on His strength – knowing deep within what David knew.
is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The
is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1
NOTE: I received a lot of insight for this message from chapter one in Facing Your Giants by Max Lucado. It’s a great read when you have time.
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