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  • TAKE HOME
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • TAKE HOME
  • Slaying giants group

    1. 1. GIANT SLAYING 101 --I Samuel 17: 32-37
    2. 2. Defeating Lex Luther. What are your giants?
    3. 3. 1 Samuel 17:32-37 (Message Bible) "Master," said David, "don't give up hope. I'm ready to go and fight this Philistine." [33] Saul answered David, "You can't go and fight this Philistine. You're too young and inexperienced—and he's been at this fighting business since before you were born." [34] David said, "I've been a shepherd, tending sheep for my father. Whenever a lion or bear came and took a lamb from the flock, [35] I'd go after it, knock it down, and rescue the lamb. If it turned on me, I'd grab it by the throat, wring its neck, and kill it.
    4. 4. 1 Samuel 17:32-37 (Message Bible) [36] Lion or bear, it made no difference—I killed it. And I'll do the same to this Philistine pig who is taunting the troops of God-Alive. [37] God, who delivered me from the teeth of the lion and the claws of the bear, will deliver me from this Philistine." Saul said, "Go. And God help you!"
    5. 5. TAKE HOME • Rehearsing a battle plan makes sense. Giants jump into our paths unexpectedly. • Every piece of armor is vital, no substitutions allowed. • With all of my natural skills and tools I'll be tempted to face enemies in my own strength. Forget it!
    6. 6. Lord, keep me from my foes. I promise to trust you for power and protection. I'll stay close beside you and follow your leading. Commitment:
    7. 7. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    8. 8. Worship in Song
    9. 9. Giant Events can be unexpected
    10. 10. GIANTS AND DEMONS. EXPECT THEM! <ul><li>Cicero: &quot;Don't bring a god on the stage unless the situation calls for a god.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Expect God-Situations every day! </li></ul>
    11. 11. DAVID GIVES US A SET OF GUIDELINES TO GET A YOUNG GIANT SLAYER STARTED <ul><li>1. BE READY TO STAND UP WHEN OTHERS INSIST OF STAYING SEATED. Vs. 23-27 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>That was Dwight L. Moody's challenge. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contradictions will leave the unprepared confused. God will say 'yes' when history and nature say 'No'. Who will you listen to? </li></ul></ul></ul>
    12. 12. DAVID GIVES US A SET OF GUIDELINES TO GET A YOUNG GIANT SLAYER STARTED <ul><li>'STANDERS' ARE IN GOOD COMPANY </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>● Daniel (survived the lion’s den) ! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>● Moses (liberated slaves) ! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>● Noah (rode out the floods in life) ! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>● Jesus (overcame the enemy death) ! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    13. 13. COMMUNION! AN IMPORTANT PART OF OVERCOMING GIANTS!
    14. 14. Confession: I believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the Living God. Jesus is my Lord and Savoir.
    15. 15. Worship in Song
    16. 16. <ul><li>2. MAKE UP YOUR MIND TO BE FAITHFUL, DESPITE THE ODDS Vs. 28-33 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Critics will abound, Doomsday Prophets will cry out and Hand-Wringers will be in good supply. Ask Joseph and Jesus about their doubting families. </li></ul></ul>DAVID GIVES US A SET OF GUIDELINES TO GET A YOUNG GIANT SLAYER STARTED
    17. 17. Do not forget your God-History
    18. 18. DAVID GIVES US A SET OF GUIDELINES TO GET A YOUNG GIANT SLAYER STARTED <ul><li>3. REMEMBER YOUR 'GOD HISTORY' Vs.34-37 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pull up File L : Oh, yes, deliverance from a L ion . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check out File B : And then there was the Bear story, another dramatic victory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get started on File G : &quot;How I slew a Giant (with God's help). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expect God to show up on time! </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. DAVID GIVES US A SET OF GUIDELINES TO GET A YOUNG GIANT SLAYER STARTED <ul><li>4. RELY ON GOD'S POWER, even when my own isn't too shabby. Vs. 37b-47 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Saul's armor wasn't enough. My arsenal is inadequate too: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>● Money </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>● Personality </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>● Will Power </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>● Education </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>● Experience </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    20. 20. DAVID GIVES US A SET OF GUIDELINES TO GET A YOUNG GIANT SLAYER STARTED <ul><li>5. BE READY TO ENJOY THE HARVEST, THE VICTORY. THE CONQUEST! Vs 48-51 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Giant's forehead was exposed. So is Satan's </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Romans 8: 33-39 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is anything too big for God? Genesis 18: 14 </li></ul></ul>
    21. 21. DAVID GIVES US A SET OF GUIDELINES TO GET A YOUNG GIANT SLAYER STARTED 6. SICK 'EM!!
    22. 22. Worship in Song
    23. 23. PRAYER & PRAISE
    24. 24. Worship in Song
    25. 25. TAKE HOME • Rehearsing a battle plan makes sense. Giants jump into our paths unexpectedly. • Every piece of armor is vital, no substitutions allowed. • With all of my natural skills and tools I'll be tempted to face enemies in my own strength. Forget it!
    26. 26. Lord, keep me from my foes. I promise to trust you for power and protection. I'll stay close beside you and follow your leading. Commitment:
    27. 27. God, who delivered me from the teeth of the lion and the claws of the bear, will deliver me from this Philistine.&quot; Saul said, &quot;Go. And God help you!&quot; Go and help others know Jesus.
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