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David and Goliath

1 Samuel 17
David trusts in God and goes out to fight the giant Goliath.
Contributed by Lambsongs
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One day David had to leave his sheep. He was going to see his brothers.They were soldiers in the King’s army and he was taking food to them. – Slide 1
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David saw that all the King’s soldiers were too scared to fight a big man, called Goliath. ‘Don’t be scared,’ David said. ‘God is bigger than Goliath!’ – Slide 2
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David went to see the king. ‘I will fight Goliath,’ he said. ‘God helped me to fight a hungry lion and a hungry bear. God will help me to win.’ – Slide 3
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The king wanted David to wear his armour, but it was too big! ‘I can’t wear this,’ he said, ‘I only know how to throw stones in my sling.’ – Slide 4
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Goliath did not want to fight a young boy! David found 5 round stones. He prayed and asked God to help him to be brave, then twirled his sling around over his head. – Slide 5
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He let a stone fly from his sling and the stone hit Goliath and knocked him flat! Everyone cheered. David prayed, ‘Thank you God for helping me to be brave.’ – Slide 6
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Slide 7
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David sang a song to God. ‘When I am afraid I will trust in you.’David’s song is in the Bible! Psalm 56 verse 3 – Slide 8