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110206 ot vistas 14 david and goliath 1 samuel 17


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Lesson 14 of 26 in a series on Old Testament Vistas. This one is on 1 Samuel 17, the story of David and Goliath. It was presented February 6, 2011, at Palm Desert Church of Christ, by Dale Wells.

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110206 ot vistas 14 david and goliath 1 samuel 17

  1. 1. Old Testament Vistas<br />
  2. 2. Samuel & David<br />
  3. 3. Man Looks From the Outside In<br />Samuel does it<br />1 Samuel 16:6-7 NET When they arrived, Samuel noticed Eliab and said to himself, "Surely, here before the LORD stands his chosen king!"<br />Jesse does it, too<br />1 Samuel 16:11 NET Then Samuel said to Jesse, "Is that all of the young men?" Jesse replied, "There is still the youngest one, but he's taking care of the flock." Samuel said to Jesse, "Send and get him, for we cannot turn our attention to other things until he comes here." <br />
  4. 4. God Looks From the Inside Out<br />1 Samuel 16:7 NET But the LORD said to Samuel, "Don't be impressed by his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. God does not view things the way men do. People look on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."<br />
  5. 5. David Plays the Palace<br />1 Samuel 16:14-18 NET Now the Spirit of the LORD had turned away from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD tormented him. … So Saul said to his servants, "Find me a man who plays well and bring him to me." One of his attendants replied, "I have seen a son of Jesse in Bethlehem who knows how to play the lyre. He is a brave warrior and is articulate and handsome, for the LORD is with him." <br />
  6. 6. Goliath & Israel<br />
  7. 7. Facing off with the Philistines<br />
  8. 8. Goliath & His Armor<br />
  9. 9. Goliath’s Challenge<br />
  10. 10. Israel’s Fear<br />
  11. 11. David & Israel<br />
  12. 12. Fear vs. Faith<br />
  13. 13. Eliab Looks From the Outside In<br />
  14. 14. Saul Looks From the Outside In<br />
  15. 15. David & Goliath<br />
  16. 16. David Prepares for Battle<br />
  17. 17. Goliath’s Challenge<br />
  18. 18. David’s Challenge<br />1 Samuel 17:45-47 NIV David said to the Philistine, "You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the LORD Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied. <br />
  19. 19. David’s Challenge<br />This day the LORD will hand you over to me, and I'll strike you down and cut off your head. <br />
  20. 20. David’s Challenge<br />Today I will give the carcasses of the Philistine army to the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth, and the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel. <br />
  21. 21. David’s Challenge<br />All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that the LORD saves; for the battle is the LORD's, and he will give all of you into our hands."<br />
  22. 22. The Battle is the Lord’s<br />
  23. 23. The Battle is the Lord’s<br />
  24. 24. Step Out in Faith<br />
  25. 25. A Man After God’s Own Heart<br />Acts 13:22 NIV After removing Saul, he made David their king. He testified concerning him: 'I have found David son of Jesse a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him to do.’<br />Hebrews 11:6 NIV And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.<br />
  26. 26. Faith Drives a Person to Act<br />James 2:14-26 NIV What good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save him? … faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead. … a person is justified by what he does and not by faith alone. … As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead.<br />
  27. 27. Step Outside Our Comfort Zone<br />
  28. 28. Run to the Battle & Sling the Rock<br />
  29. 29. Trust God to Drive the Rock Home<br />