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David’s Introduction to the World Part IV (Final)

As we close this story of David’s life, most know that David defeats Goliath with a single sling shot blow to the head. Subsequently, the Philitstines are routed by the Israelite army. There are two glaring points that I don’t want to be overlooked by the whole granduer of the story. David had to deal […]

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David’s Introduction to the World Part III

Continuing in our look at this story of David and Goliath a mystery is revealed. Jesse (David’s daddy) sends him to take some food to his brothers, who are busy cowering from the taunts of Goliath. Jesse wanted his boys to be well fed but also wanted David to give him an update on the […]

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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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David’s Introduction to the World

David was first introduced to the world when he battled the giant, Goliath. Now, I realize this story is very popular in children’s Sunday school, however, it cannot be isolated into simply a children’s tale. This will be the first of many posts about this battle between David and Goliath. What stands out immediately as […]

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