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David and Goliath

Terry Bailey · Shared with the Public

1 Samuel 17:42-51 - - - Biblical history teaches us that David and Goliath are timeless reminders of the power of faith. Through his unwavering faith in God, David could take on an opponent who seemed impossible to beat; a Loin, Bear, or Giant made no difference. This incredible victory inspires us all, teaching us that no matter how daunting a challenge may seem, anything is possible with faith.

David's courage and faith in the face of adversity is an example to us all, reminding us that God can help us achieve anything if we put our trust in Him. The scriptures detail both David's triumph over Goliath and the power of faith that enabled him to do so.

The lesson from this story is how important it is to put our trust in God and remain courageous, even in the face of impossible odds. The courage of David facing Goliath is a timeless reminder that faith can move mountains. Even the mountains in our life we are facing right now.

Anytime you are faced with an uncertain situation or challenge, remember the story of David and Goliath – it will give you the strength to push through any difficulty! The Bible reminds us that faith can help us overcome anything, and the story of David and Goliath stands as an enduring testament to this truth.

We can all benefit from the courage it takes to face adversity with faith. So take heart, trust in God, and remember the power of faith! * * * * *


* Psalm 118:5—Out of my distress, I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free. * Isaiah 43:19—See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. * Matthew 5:8—Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. * Romans 12:12—Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. * Romans 15:13 —May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. * 2 Corinthians 3:17—Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. * Hebrews 11:1—Faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. * James 1:12—Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

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