About COVID-19 Response New Here Mission & Values What We Believe Our Team Connect Contact Us Be a Member Join a Group Ministries Adults & Family Discipleship BBC Kids Youth Ministry Events Resources Sermons Digital Bulletins EQUIP Lessons Giving God's Man for the Job God's Man for the Job • 1 Samuel: A Heart for God • Sunday, January 6, 2019 1 Samuel 17:1–27 Faith David Goliath Share About To the world, David and Goliath is the quintessential underdog tale, the epitome of the triumph of the the little guy (trivialized in much the same way as “a real cinderella story”). But to the thoughtful reader of Bible (and absolutely to the original audience), Goliath is far from being an insurmountable obstacle to the living God! In that light, pitting David as an underdog is just plain silly. It’s God against Goliath, and David becomes God’s man for the job. So we are meant to see how God raises up one who would be indeed be a true hero in Israel, and one who is meant to be seen most of all as a hero of faith.