FREE CHRISTIAN REPRINT ARTICLES
Christian Articles for All of your Publishing Needs!
Word Count: 275
|Send Article To Friend||Print/Use Article|
David and Goliath
by louis gander
4/30/2012 / Christian Living
Do we, some 'giant' problems have -
a giant cross to bear?
Could we survive in David's day?
Would anybody dare?
Goliath was a giant one -
a man who got his way.
His enemies were frightened off
every single day.
Goliath was a bragger too,
a scoffer - he was mean!
And no one dared to challenge this
Goliath wore great armor while
great enemies would run.
So who could fight this giant?
Goliath always won...!
Now David was a youngster there,
whose job it was to keep -
wild animals from killing off
his small and frail sheep.
And David spent much time in prayer
while sheep were roaming grass.
He practiced with his slingshot when
he had some time to pass.
Now David heard the challenge too -
for he was God's own choice -
to eliminate this giant man
with big and braggart voice.
Well David, funny, must have looked.
No armor did he bring.
His weapons? He had five smooth stones,
a little stick and sling.
Imagine how Goliath scoffed
at David's homemade 'toy'...
and all who saw this 'match-up' of
Goliath and a boy!
But laughter came to sudden stop
when David, all alone -
had swung that little sling around
and flung one little stone.
It flew straight with precision and
hit squarely on his head.
The ground shook with Goliath's fall
and giant lay there dead.
Were Goliath's soldiers silenced
when armor's echo ceased?
And had dust even settled when,
Goliath's head was seized?
As David watched his frail sheep,
God watched this youthful man.
God also watches over us...
and kill all giants, can.
Copyright 2020 by louis gander.
Poetry for sermons, story poems and more...
If you love story poems, then you'll love ganderpoems.org / no ads, no sign-up, no tracking. Just free inspirational poetry.
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! Click here and TRUST JESUS NOW
Read more articles by louis gander
Like reading Christian Articles? Check out some more options. Read articles in Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or our highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Or enter a keyword for a topic in the search box to search our articles.
The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.