What's Your Measure?
I Samuel 17:1-58
Rev. Bruce Brown
I. Goliath and Saul (verses 1-11)
II. David and Israel (verses 12-40
III. David and Goliath (verses 40-45)
IV. Our Champion (verses 55-58)
"It is David who stands between Israel and their enemies. What is at stake is not just David's future, but Israel's future (vss. 8-9). The outcome of his battle will be their outcome... In the same way, on the cross Jesus was our Champion, our man of the in between. He stood between us and judgement, between us and death. Judgement and death bear down on us with violent force, threatening to destroy us. But Jesus has stood in between. He bore the full force of their fury. Our future hung on His shoulders as He hung on the cross." ~ Tim Chester