Facing Goliath (1 Samuel 17)

I needed this reminder today. May it encourage all of you!

Growing Up, God, and Being Busy

The story of David and Goliath speaks volumes of bravery and faith. Young David was brave and faithful enough to face a giant and defeated him with just one little rock. Do you have a “Goliath” in your life? A problem that seems huge or a fear that you can’t overcome? This amazing story of valiant David can show us how to face our problems and defeat them.

David asked the men standing near him, “What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and removes this disgrace from Israel? Who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should defy the armies of the living God?” ~1 Sam. 17:26

When David saw Goliath, he didn’t see an unstoppable giant, he saw Goliath as God sees him: a mortal man who was coming against the Almighty God. David wasn’t scared because he knew God would not let the enemy win.

We often see our…

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