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  • Where Are The Heros?

    Contributed by Raymond Smith on Dec 30, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    Challenge for believers to take their stand for Him and experience the Lord’s enabling and provision

    1 Samuel 17; Numbers 13:26 - 14:10. Who are your heroes? Each generation has its heroes. Some are because of the heroic actions, others because they had (in our opinion) enough courage to challenge the system. Some are because they "made" it in something, in this particular generation it is more

  • Handling Your Fears Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 15, 2007
    based on 84 ratings

    Go down into the valley and employ these seven tactics in order to slay your giants.

    Handling Your Fears 1 Samuel 17 Rev. Brian Bill 4/15/07 I read this week that at least 322 unique phobias have been identified. Phobia comes from the Greek word for fear, and refers to a panic that is completely out of proportion to the perceived threat behind it. more

  • "Five Smooth Stones For Five Wrongful Motives"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Apr 24, 2007
    based on 18 ratings

    What was the genuine motive of David as he saw the “cause” to come against Goliath? In this message we will unveil five wrongful motives before sharing the one pure motive of David’s heart.

    Title of the message: “Five Smooth Stones for Five Wrong Motives,” Key Verse: (Psa 25:2 KJV) O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me. For this study, I wanted to find a text that best describes the emotions and the situation that would bring more

  • Facing Your Giants

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    This sermon takes the story of David & Goliath and compares it to the difficulties we face.

    Introduction: Last Sunday we talked about the fact that the reason God chose David to be the next King of Israel was not his outward appearance or his physical abilities. Instead God chose David because he was a humble man, who was passionate about his relationship with God, and trusted Him with more

  • Goliath Felled Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Aug 18, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    David can teach much about defeating our personal Goliaths

    1 Samuel 17 Goliath Felled Show clip from “The Bear” during break Read 1 Samuel 17:1-54 Describe Goliath 9.5 ft tall 126 lbs of armor alone spear like a fence post – the head alone weighed 15 lbs modern terms – Tiananmen Square standoff Who is your Goliath? What is it in your more

  • Three Giants That Must Fall

    Contributed by Matthew Haynie on Jun 30, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    A sermon that describes the battles facing the Church today and the things Christians must fight if they wish to obtain the Incorruptible Crown.

    In the times of Saul and the fledgling Israelites, there was another older nation that had crossed the Aegean Sea and settled in city states around Israel. The Philistines were every bit as civilized as the Israelites. They were actually a whole era ahead in technological terms; the Israelites were more

  • What To Do When You Have To Fight A Giant Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Jan 11, 2020

    This message looks at the story of David and Goliath and what the best steps are when we are facing a giant in our lives.

    Through my ministry, when I’ve been planning and dreaming and dreaming and scheming, I often ask myself, what’s the worst that could happen? Basically, I’m asking myself “What’s the worst-case scenario?” Now, some people seem to only gravitate to the worst-case scenario in their lives, and it more

  • David: A Man After God's Heart (2) Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Dec 18, 2020

    What made David a man after God's heart? David's confrontation with Goliath demonstrates David's committed, confident, and courageous heart!

    David: A Man after God’s Heart (2) Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church: 2/28/2016 Last Sunday we started a new series exploring the life of David. The Bible dedicates more pen and parchment to the life of David than to anyone other than Jesus himself. His adventures are more

  • Facing Giants: Don't Run

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Nov 29, 2020
    based on 1 rating

    A message about facing giants. Some insight in to David and Goliath

    David and Goliath: Overcoming Giants Theme: Facing the Giant and Moving on. Text: 1 Samuel 17:1 - 58 Introduction The story of David and Goliath is one of the most popular stories in scripture. It has been used throughout the world to illustrate the ability of the small to defeat the big. The more

  • We Need A Hero?

    Contributed by Jonathan Twitchell on Jul 25, 2006
    based on 20 ratings

    This sermon takes a look at the David & Goliath narrative with a contemporary eye to the Zorro and Superman movies.

    It’s funny that as we grow up we sometimes develop tastes that we never had as a child. For instance, I never liked salad as a child, but developed a taste for Caesar Salad as an adult. While I still don’t like broccoli, somewhere along the way I developed a deep enjoyment of good coffee. more

  • The Faith Of David

    Contributed by Lee Henry on Jul 30, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    David’s victory over Goliath is presented as an encouragement for us to develop the same kind of faith to conquer our giants.

    The Faith of David I Samuel 17 The story of David and Goliath is one of if not the best known story of the Bible. When Thressia and I lived in Lubbock there was a bible class teacher at the Broadway church that had a unique way of teaching the story of David and Goliath. He constructed a more

  • "A Cinderella Story"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jun 25, 2006
    based on 15 ratings

    Obstacles can only be overcome by faith.

    1 Samuel 17:1a, 4-11, 19-23, 32-49 Mark 4:35-41 “A Cinderella Story” Certainly the Bible makes it quite clear that God’s power is able to come out of the so-called “least of these,” and therefore anyone of us can do mighty things for God through faith! And the story of David more

  • Life Of David: From Sheeps To Creeps Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jan 12, 2006
    based on 18 ratings

    We will look at David and Goliath today and see how David went from tending sheep to facing this creep... and how we can face obstacles in our lives.

    LIFE OF DAVID: FROM SHEEPS TO CREEPS 1 SAMUEL 17:1-58,1299,DRMN_15_4361829,00.html I want to share a story with you from last week in the Rocky Mountain Newspaper in Denver, Colorado. The story centers around a hot dog vendor and more

  • Personal Integrity - Life Of David, Part 4 Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on May 5, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    One author has suggested that Goliath reminded him of the cross-eyed discus thrower. He didn’t set any records…but he sure kept the crowd awake! (Swindoll, Insights Newsletter, April 1995).

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: Psalm 78 is a Historical Psalm that summarizes Israel’s history in a poetic way. The Psalm does have some sad elements in it, but it concludes somewhat abruptly on a positive note with their national hero, King David, from Judah, the founder of the dynasty that more

  • David: A Legacy Of Courage Series

    Contributed by Mike Quinn on Jan 18, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    The story of David and Goliath, asking the question, "How do I deal with my fears when facing the giants of my life?" I listen to who God says I am, I celebrate what God has done in the past, and I remember the battle belongs to God.

    Legacy David: A legacy of Courage 1 Samuel 17 Part Three Intro: Geographic and historic setting… 1 Sam 17:1-11 Now the Philistines gathered their forces for war and assembled at Socoh in Judah. They pitched camp at Ephes Dammim, between Socoh and Azekah. 2 Saul and the Israelites more