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1 OVERCOMING GIANTS I SAMUEL 17:4 -54 David and Goliath

2 We all have our fears and enemies, our Giants. We all have our fears and enemies, our Giants. –LIFE CAN BE A GIANT  Many Examples, Sickness (Cancer, Mental Illness, Diabetes, Vision, etc.) Loss of a loved one, an unfaithful spouse, consequently Divorce, loss of a child (other than death) Financial issues, Family Issues in general, Church issues, etc.

3 We all have our fears and enemies, our Giants. We all have our fears and enemies, our Giants. Things that cause us to look upon them as though all is lost As In Paul’s journey to Rome by ship when a great storm arises.  ACTS 27:20-25 Hopeless, Weariness when it seems we will never reach our goal - I Thess. 4:13 Hopeless, Weariness when it seems we will never reach our goal - I Thess. 4:13

4 SIN IS A GIANT  Many times we “create” bring our own Giants upon ourselves by our own sins just as Israel did.  Sin is any transgression of God’s law. I John 3:4  Sin has wage that it will dish out – death Romans 6:23

5 SATAN IS A GIANT  He is portrayed as LION - I Peter 5:8 I Peter 5:8  Someone that we Wrestle with – Ephesians 6:12

6 David and Goliath I SAMUEL 17:4 -54

7 David trusted God to fight the battle for him A. Army of Israel: = 210,000 minimum I Samuel 15:4 I Samuel 15:4

8 I Samuel 13:5 and 17:4-7 B. Goliath: = was a giant that stood about 9 feet 9 inches. - weighted between 90 – 200 lbs, probably 125 lb. - weighted between 90 – 200 lbs, probably 125 lb. - Head of his spear weighed between lbs. probably 15 lbs. and a shaft equal to hold and carry it in battle. - Head of his spear weighed between lbs. probably 15 lbs. and a shaft equal to hold and carry it in battle. - 3,000 Chariots - 6,0000 horsemen troops as many as sands of seashore - 3,000 Chariots - 6,0000 horsemen troops as many as sands of seashore

9 I Samuel 16:11,12,18 – 17:33,42 C. David: = youngest son, a young man healthy and handsome. - had a “pocket full of rocks (5) and a sling”, no sword, knife or spear, not even a shield. - had a “pocket full of rocks (5) and a sling”, no sword, knife or spear, not even a shield.

10 David trusted God to fight the battle for him David and Goliath David and Goliath I SAMUEL 17:4 -54 I SAMUEL 17:4 -54

11 David trusted God to fight the battle for him. - Vs. 17: , 47 We too can overcome our Giants as David did. We too can overcome our Giants as David did. 1. By meeting the Challenge – 1. By meeting the Challenge – HEAD ON, AT A RUN HEAD ON, AT A RUN I Samuel 17:48-51 I Samuel 17: Not in Fear of a Giant, but Confidence in God. PSALMS 3, PSALMS 27: Not in Fear of a Giant, but Confidence in God. PSALMS 3, PSALMS 27:1-3

12 We too can overcome our Giants as David did Realizing God will not let us be tempted with more than we can bear – Realizing God will not let us be tempted with more than we can bear – I CORINTHIANS 10:13 I CORINTHIANS 10:13 Realizing that if I am on God’s Side, no one can stand against me – Realizing that if I am on God’s Side, no one can stand against me – ROMANS 8:31 ROMANS 8:31 “I do all things through Christ which strengthens me.” PHIL. 4:13 “I do all things through Christ which strengthens me.” PHIL. 4:13

13 We must trust God to defend us. Draw close to God - Resist Satan and he will FLEE from You – Do not give him a place in your life. James 4:7, Eph. 4:27 –GOD/CHRIST are BIGGER than any Giant we can ever face –We don't have to be afraid. Jesus is always with us to protect us and give us courage.

14 OVERCOMING GIANTS GOD or GOD or GOLIATH ? GOLIATH ?

15 Hear The Word Of God Romans 10:17 Believe His Word Mark 16:16, John 8:24 Repent of your sins Luke 13:3, Acts 2:38 Confess your belief Romans 10:10, Acts 8:37 Be Baptized Mark 16:16, Acts 2:38 For the Remission of Your Sins Acts 22:16 Galatians 3:26, 27 Live Faithfully Titus 2:11-14 What MUST You Do to Be Saved?


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