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  • Facing Giants

    Contributed by Nathan Robertson, Jr. on Nov 6, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 17,600 views

    Like David, there is times in our lives that we have to face giants. We can learn from David how we can be victorious.

    The story of David and Goliath is one of the most familiar stories of the Bible. Sports broadcasters and announcers like to use this story to explain Great teams vs. Not So Great Teams. When the odds are heavy on one side of the competition. Remember when the New Jersey Nets faced the ...read more

  • Going Going Gone For God

    Contributed by Jason Love on Dec 3, 2002
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,409 views

    We need to always consider where we are going and what we are doing when it comes to our spiritual life.

    I. Introduction To understand how we relate to this scripture we must first understand who David is. A. David is seen as a son(son of Jesse) B. David is seen as a servant(servant of Jesse) C. David receives instruction from his Father II.David was Going A. David left early in the ...read more

  • Secrets Of A Giant Killer

    Contributed by Pastor/Author: Terry Sisney on Dec 4, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 18,166 views

    It was no accident nor coincidence, that made David a giant killer, Before the giant he had already killed a lion and a bear. In this sermon we look at the characteristics of Davids life that made him a giant killer.

    Secret #1 David was Self disciplined: If David were standing here today he would tell you if you ever expect to slay the giants in your life you have become self disciplined like the ant, who has no ruler or overseer = she disciplines herself. (Pro 6:6-8) 6 ¶ Go to the ant, thou sluggard; ...read more

  • Stone One: Action Series

    Contributed by Richard Clouse on Dec 19, 2002
    based on 38 ratings
     | 3,686 views

    David chose five stones before he faced Goliath. These five sermons will illustrates the five "stones" we can use to defeat giants in our lives.

    (Five Stones that Kill any Giants!) 1 Samuel 17:1-58 Here are some truths we have learned so far. God is in the miracle business. God wants us to get out of our comfort zones and step out in faith. When we do, mountains will arise to bring discouragement and despair. We know how to move ...read more

  • Mountaintops And Valleys

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Jan 8, 2003
    based on 184 ratings
     | 13,334 views

    A message taken from the story of David and Goliath on the purpose of Mountaintops and Valleys in the life of the believer.

    Mountaintops And Valleys I Samuel 17 Introduction I remember talking to someone a few years ago and they ask me this question. “Why does God allow bad things to happen to people?” Why are people unhappy in a miserable marriage was the issue at stake. This individual went on to mention other ...read more

  • "Called & Committed"

    Contributed by David Washburn on Jan 9, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 5,163 views

    There will be those who question your motives and there will be naysayers, but David shows us what it means to be called and committed in the name of the Living God.

    As I get older, celebrating the arrival of a new year takes on less and less importance. I’m just as content spending a quiet evening at home. Staying up until midnight is no longer a priority, though my children think it’s awesome. While the celebratory nature of the New Year’s arrival may have ...read more

  • Minding God's Business

    Contributed by Philip Gill on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
     | 6,963 views

    We are called to go about the business given to us by God and while we may be challenged by the parable of the sheep and goats we should not be fearful, having faith that as we love our Lord, he even more deeply loves us.

    Going about God’s Business "When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. {32}All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats, {33}and he ...read more

  • Dealing With A Giant

    Contributed by William Neel on Jan 14, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 5,827 views

    How to deal with the problems of life and gain the victory.

    DEALING WITH A GIANT I SAMUEL 17 INTRODUCTION Overheard one employee at a health club speaking to another at the beginning of the new year. “It will be busy for the next couple of weeks but then things will be back to normal”. There is a person with an understanding of their culture. But isn’t ...read more

  • Five Smooth Stones

    Contributed by Pastor/Author: Terry Sisney on Jul 31, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 15,869 views

    We don’t fight a flesh and blood giant with natural weapons, so what do the five smooth stones of David symbolize for me? How can I use them effectively against my giants?

    1 Sam 17:40 ¶ And he took his staff in his hand, and chose him (five smooth stones) out of the brook, and put them in a shepherd’s bag which he had, even in a scrip; and his sling. Here are what I believe these 5 smooth stones represent in the life of the child of God (CALLED) 1 Cor 1:9 God is ...read more

  • May The Force Be With You Series

    Contributed by Jack Brown on Aug 7, 2002
    based on 33 ratings
     | 17,316 views

    Part two of the "Holding Out for a Hero" series, examining the story of David and Goliath and asking "What are the giants we face and how do find victory instead of defeat?"

    HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO “May the Force Be With You” Wouldn’t it be great to have super powers? Wouldn’t you like to wake up one morning to find you had, in the words of the old Superman TV show… “powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men?” To be faster than a speeding bullet… More ...read more

  • "The Key To Dynamic Leadership"

    Contributed by Dennis Deese on Aug 15, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 3,505 views

    What made the difference between David and the other men of his day? What is the key to dynamic leadership? What unlocks our greatest potential?

    "THE KEY TO DYNAMIC LEADERSHIP" (The Leader’s Faith) 1 SAMUEL 17:1-54 Someone has wisely stated, "everything rises or falls on leadership." Through the years there have been major decisions made by leaders that would either make or break countries. I am reminded of the decision Harry Truman ...read more

  • Defeating Difficulties

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Aug 20, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,958 views

    David shows us a Biblical model for defeating the difficulties in our lives

    Defeating Difficulties 1 Samuel 17 - Selected Passages Evening Service 1. It’s a bad day when... A. Morning news - emegency routes out of the county, sun - rises in the west, Bird singing sweetly - buzzard, horn on car gets stuck - following a group of bikers, B. Boss - Don’t bother taking off ...read more

  • A Life Of Accomplishment

    Contributed by Dan Bentz on Aug 22, 2002
    based on 88 ratings
     | 11,078 views

    I don’t think we serve a second rate God that is happy with our leftovers. If really believe that there is none like God, then there should be nothing like the commitments and sacrifices we are willing to make to please Him.

    Introduction — Cathy Rigby was a member of the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team during the 1972 Olympics held in Munich, Germany. As the reigning United States champion she had only one goal in mind— to win a gold medal. Prior to the Olympics she had trained longer and harder than she ever had before. ...read more

  • "Oratio, Meditatio, Tentatio"

    Contributed by Bruce Hindenburg on Aug 23, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,499 views

    This is a sermon summarizing the stories learned by the children during Vacation Bible School, looked at through the "tests" that each individual endured. How, through the power given by God, ordinary people accomplished extraordinary things. Stories in

    August 18, 2002 VBS Wrap-Up Sermon Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Late Friday night, I was in this room recording the opening for this morning’s radio broadcast. We had just completed this years VBS and I think I can speak for ...read more

  • Winning The Battle From The Beginning

    Contributed by Terry Vaughan on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 4,208 views

    No matter what you’re up against, the battle has already been won.

    WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH PASTOR: TERRY VAUGHAN SERMON TITLE: WINNING FROM THE BEGINNING “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but ...read more