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?
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