All of us would like to have a bold heart such as David displayed when confronting Goliath. We will have our own Goliath’s. You can’t just turn on boldness like a switch. It is something that is developed.
It’s affected and developed by how we handle everyday challenges. (vv. 34-37)
It’s affected and developed by how we handle opposition and criticism. (vv. 26- 29)
It’s affected and developed by resisting the pressure to conform. (vv. 32-33)
It’s affected and developed by how we handle crisis moments. (vv. 41-45)
Friends, this is not a story about David’s raw courage or David’s skill with the sling or David’s willingness to take a risk. This is a story about God. And the story of your life is not a story about your courage or your skill or your willingness to take a risk. It is, if you will let it be, a story about God and the power that God wants to unleash in your life, as you face the giants before you