This past week I spoke on the story of David and Goliath and I wanted to share a few insights with you.
1) A Goliath (problem/trial/giant) will not go away by ignoring it. Goliath shouted and the army of Israel listened to his threats. When you listen to your problem you will always walk away intimidated. When you believe you can’t conquer the giant you will never make an action to battle.
1 Samuel 17:8-11 – “Goliath stood and shouted to the ranks of Israel, “Why do you come out and line up for battle? Am I not a Philistine, and are you not the servants of Saul? Choose a man and have him come down to me. If he is able to fight and kill me, we will become your subjects; but if I overcome him and kill him, you will … Read More »
Judges 18:6 The priest said to them, “Go with confidence. The LORD will be with you on your mission.” (NET)
1. Our confidence is rooted in the will of God. When you know that God is with you in your life and mission a feeling of excitement and confidence stirs in your heart. God is not a failure and when you align your life with Him you will cease to be a failure. Confidence can arise because you have His will on the matter. God’s presence and power always follows His will.
Job 31:24 If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, [Thou art] my confidence; (KJV)
2. Our confidence should never be placed in money. Many of us ‘say’ this, but we live like money is our God. When money is coming in, we’re happy and … Read More »