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  • High Noon Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Oct 4, 2001
    based on 34 ratings

    Honoring God in all the areas of his life had the unexpected result of uniquely preparing David to kill the giant Goliath.

    And the Philistine said to David, Come to me, and I will give thy flesh unto the fowls of the air, and to the beasts of the field. 1 Samuel 17:44 It was as if the sheriff had never come back to fight the battle in “High Noon,” and a local had saved the town. Contrasts in Character: David and more

  • Casting Aside Unrealistic Expectations Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 29, 2001
    based on 31 ratings

    You will be able to cast aside unrealistic expectations when you: 1. Discover God’s will for your life. 2. Learn to be grateful for the way God has made you. 3. Be yourself.

    Skip Hollandsworth, writing in the December 1998 issue of Texas Monthly talks about his interview with Troy Aikman, quarterback of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys. In the article entitled “The Real Troy Aikman” he says: “Aikman is an elusive hero, difficult to understand, clearly driven by something more

  • Where Are They?

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on May 28, 2001
    based on 144 ratings

    A sermon for "Men’s Day" asking the question "Where are the men in our churches?".

    WHERE ARE THEY? 1 SAMUEL 17:32-52 Introduction: 1. As a small boy, I can remember all of the noises and shadows I saw at night. a. I would be laying in bed and the tree outside my window would brush upon my window and the shadow of that tree would look as if someone was coming more

  • Showdown In The Sanctuary

    Contributed by Charles Trout on May 24, 2001
    based on 64 ratings

    A young boys affection for Western Pictures turns into an illustration of the showdown between David and Goliath. Our Churches are following the scripts of the old serial western films and the characters are identified!

    My Father grew up in the early Fifties and like most youngsters Saturday afternoons found him at the theater for the matinee which usually consisted of the great westerns of the time. These westerns have been a part my growing up as well. My Father’s terminology for a good western movie is a more

  • Stand Courageously

    Contributed by Brent Williams on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 88 ratings

    Giants come at us all through life. David’s example shows us how to deal with the Giants that try to attack our lives.

    Stand Courageously 1 Samuel 17 1-58 Giants come at us all through life. Some kill our enthusiasm for Christ. Some attack our attitudes and habits. Personal relationships, compromising situations, sinful additions become giants that taunt us day and night. The giants win one small battle and more

  • Take Out Some Giants

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jun 30, 2001
    based on 50 ratings

    This sermon deals with the need to face our problems and take them out in the same way David faced Goliath and took him out.

    Take Out Some Giants in 94 2/9/94 1 Sam 17:1-30 Ephe 6:10-18 1 Samuel 17:1-50 In our Old Testament reading, we met a young ordinary fellow who had a giant of a problem standing between him, and what God intended for him to come. Up to this point, he was just a more

  • David And The Dwarf Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Oct 11, 2002
    based on 100 ratings

    When you study the event of David vs Goliath closely you gain some valuable insight: that the real giant that day was not the one big in stature but the one who was completely sold out to God.

    DAVID AND THE DWARF 1 SAMUEL 17: 1-56 INTRODUCTION: The story of David and Goliath is one of the most popular in all the Bible. It is undoubtedly one of the greatest incidents in the life of this Godly man that we have chosen to study. It was a contrast of incredible proportions. Anybody more

  • Grab Some Rocks!

    Contributed by Robbie Parsons on Mar 1, 2003
    based on 58 ratings

    A teaser or introduction for the "This Means War!" series. We have to beware, be ready, and be strong so we can be like David and GRAB SOME ROCKS, even when the deck seems stacked against you.

    I. BEWARE - Realize that there will be giants v.4-10 GOLIATH-CHAMPION OF THE PHILISTINES: “Height was 6 cubits and a span…” Probably 9’ 9” tall, if 1 cubit=18” and 1 span=1/2 cubit “He was armed with a coat of mail; and the weight of the coat was five thousand shekels of more

  • Heart Failure

    Contributed by Ronnie Mutina on Mar 5, 2003
    based on 21 ratings

    In this message I want us to look at 3 ways to know your heart is failing you and more importantly failing God.

    INTRODUCTION A. In our study about David we have learned how the Lord was blessing him. B. Last week we talked about the question David imposed upon his brother and the army of Israel, when he asked, “Is there not a cause?” C. David, I think was angry for two reasons. 1. He was mad at the more

  • Mountaintops And Valleys

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Jan 7, 2003
    based on 184 ratings

    A message taken from the story of David and Goliath on the purpose of Mountaintops and Valleys in the life of the believer.

    Mountaintops And Valleys I Samuel 17 Introduction I remember talking to someone a few years ago and they ask me this question. “Why does God allow bad things to happen to people?” Why are people unhappy in a miserable marriage was the issue at stake. This individual went on to mention other more

  • "Called & Committed"

    Contributed by David Washburn on Jan 8, 2003
    based on 47 ratings

    There will be those who question your motives and there will be naysayers, but David shows us what it means to be called and committed in the name of the Living God.

    As I get older, celebrating the arrival of a new year takes on less and less importance. I’m just as content spending a quiet evening at home. Staying up until midnight is no longer a priority, though my children think it’s awesome. While the celebratory nature of the New Year’s arrival may have more

  • Minding God's Business

    Contributed by Philip Gill on Jan 12, 2003
    based on 11 ratings

    We are called to go about the business given to us by God and while we may be challenged by the parable of the sheep and goats we should not be fearful, having faith that as we love our Lord, he even more deeply loves us.

    Going about God’s Business "When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. {32}All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats, {33}and he more

  • Dealing With A Giant

    Contributed by William Neel on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 38 ratings

    How to deal with the problems of life and gain the victory.

    DEALING WITH A GIANT I SAMUEL 17 INTRODUCTION Overheard one employee at a health club speaking to another at the beginning of the new year. “It will be busy for the next couple of weeks but then things will be back to normal”. There is a person with an understanding of their culture. But isn’t more

  • Stone One: Action Series

    Contributed by Richard Clouse on Dec 18, 2002
    based on 38 ratings

    David chose five stones before he faced Goliath. These five sermons will illustrates the five "stones" we can use to defeat giants in our lives.

    (Five Stones that Kill any Giants!) 1 Samuel 17:1-58 Here are some truths we have learned so far. God is in the miracle business. God wants us to get out of our comfort zones and step out in faith. When we do, mountains will arise to bring discouragement and despair. We know how to move more

  • Five Smooth Stones That Hit The Mark Series

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Feb 20, 2003
    based on 84 ratings

    Whatever your giant, picking up these "stones" will help you kill it!

    FIVE SMOOTH STONES THAT HIT THE MARK I Samuel 17:32-51 Whatever the giant picking up these five “stones” will you help you kill it! 1 Samuel 17:32-37 David said to Saul, "Let no one lose heart on account of this Philistine; your servant will go and fight him." Saul replied, "You are more