Jesus Slays Our Giants
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.” — 1 Samuel 17:45
Have you heard about our next community Online Bible Study, Goliath Must Fall with our friend and teacher, Louie Giglio?
For some of you, as soon as you read the title…. You knew exactly what your giant was. You didn’t need to think about it, because you battle against it every day, Or you may not be exactly sure what the name of your problem is because it’s not as clear. All you know is that something isn’t right and you want to fix it. – Louie
Even if we don’t want to admit it, even if our carefully constructed social media persona seems to have it all together, the truth is that we all have giants in our lives.
Giant issues, problems, and great difficulties loom over us and cause us stress, anxiety, and sometimes rock our faith. These seemingly insurmountable circumstances can overwhelm us and threated to destroy everything we hold dear. Fear, financial distress, alcoholism, drug addiction, health problems, anger, rejection, bulimia, mental illness… the list goes on and on.
And, they don’t just threaten. They jeer at us. Spit in our faces. Kick us when we’re down. Yell insults and smear our names and the name of the God who loves us. They are bigger than us. Stronger than us. And so much more fierce than us.
It seems like the giant will win.
And we will go down and never get back up.
The enemy has been defeated. Jesus Christ has come on to this earth. He’s given His life for the sins of the world. He was dead and buried. Raised from the dead to defeat the power of the enemy. The power of darkness. — Louie
Louie has faced giants, too. He asked himself this question, “How can we step into the power of what Christ has accomplished for us?”
What can we do? In this study, Louie dives into the story we probably learned as little kids — David and Goliath. But this isn’t the sanitized, flannelgraph version. This is the real story with flesh and blood. We’ll practice three ways to submit to Jesus and grow in Him each week as we trust Him to battle our giants: Act, Worship, and Proclaim so that God gets the glory in our lives.
Submit yourself to God, resist the devil and he will flee from you. — James 4:7
Jesus has defeated the giants in our lives and opened a way for you and me that we can walk in the victory that Christ has provided for us. — Louie
Are you facing a giant today? Or several?
You don’t have to face your giants alone. Jesus is our giant-killer. In this study, we’ll learn how to lean to Him in all the areas of lives that are a battle – battles that we’re losing because we’re relying on our own power. We can’t. He can.
And, Goliath has no ultimate victory.
Goliath must fall.
To God be the glory!
Dead but Still Deadly
Fear Must Fall
Rejection Must Fall
Comfort Must Fall
Anger Must Fall
Addiction Must Fall
Friends, I hope you will join us for the Goliath Must Fall Online Bible Study. We’re going to look at the story of David and Goliath and be reminded of our giant-slayer, Jesus, and all He has for us in the giant-filled world.
The Goliath Must Fall OBS starts October 1st and continues for six weeks of Bible-filled encouragement, so register today. Learn more here!
* * *
Who are you inviting to join you in Goliath Must Fall? Come share with us on our blog!