LifeTeam Roots Session 12

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1 SAMUEL 17:1-54

In Roots 11 we learned where God chose David (physical anointing) & God prepared David (spiritual anointing). 1 Samuel 16:13

What was the key to David’s success?  1 Samuel 16:18

GOD GUIDED DAVID

Goliath was 9 feet 9 inches tall, wore a coat of mail that weighed 125 pounds & carried a spear that weighed 15 pounds.

For 40 days Goliath taunted & challenged the Israelites to fight him.

How did Saul & all the Israelites react to this challenge?

1 Samuel 17:11 & 24

How did David react to this challenge?  1 Samuel 17:26

GOD ENCOURAGED DAVID

What had happened in David’s past to fill him with confidence & not fear?  1 Samuel 17:34-36

From where did David get this confidence? 1Samuel 17:37

Who was the first to discourage & disparage David?

1 Samuel 17:28 (also see Matthew 10:26)

GOD ENABLED DAVID

David did the physical action of the battle but who really won it?

1 Samuel 17:46

Years later what did David state the Lord had done for him?

Psalm 18:30-36

How do we win the battles in our lives?

1 John 5:4-5

“All God’s giants have been weak men, who did great things for God because they reckoned on His being with them.”

James Hudson Taylor-founder of the China Inland Mission

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