Tag Archives: God

David’s Disappointment Part 1

Before we delve into exactly what his particular disappointment was (he had many but we will only touch on one in this series of entries), the story must be developed. We start in 1 Samuel 16:14 (every entry will have the scripture we are focusing on at the bottom). God has rejected Saul as King […]

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David’s Introduction to the World Part II

As the story of David and Goliath unfolds, Samuel intentionally spends time describing Goliath’s physical attributes. He introduces Goliath with the fact that he was a champion. Then he goes into his height (over 9ft tall!) and wingspan. If that wasn’t enough he points out how heavy the armor he wore weighed. This description was […]

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God as a Mentor Part II

Now having God as a mentor makes sense considering He was the one that created us. When they asked Michelangelo how he made his statue of David he is reported to have said, “It is easy. You just chip away the stone that doesn’t look like David.”* Who you are has already been designed by […]

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God as a Mentor Part I

For us old schoolers Ralph Macchio in the original Karate Kid needed to learn how to kick some tail quickly. “Wax on and Wax off” didn’t appear like a training technique that would mold him into the next Bruce Lee. Or how about Jaden Smith in the new Karate Kid – “Jacket on and Jacket […]

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Musings of Norbert