1 Samuel 17:31-40
We can't do what God has given us to do by trying to be someone we're not. God will prepare us for what He wants us to do. He will train and guide us and give us the power to carry out His will.
A Different Spirit
Numbers 14:24 - "But because My servant Caleb has a different spirit and has followed Me wholeheartedly, I will bring him into the land he has entered, and his descendants will inherit it."God desires us to have such a spirit.
Wonderful Peace At Christmas
We all know what we'd love to happen for Christmas ... world peace, but reality tells us this isn't going to happen easily. The only way it can happen is if Jesus comes back.
Adoration From An Adulteress
I'm going to suggest a connection between several stories in the gospels. They are the story of Mary Magdalene who had 7 demons cast out of her (Luke 8:2), the woman caught in adultery (John 8:1-11), the promiscuous woman/Mary anointing Jesus feet.