Monday Meditation: God’s Training Ground

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This morning I have a simple thought. One that could revolutionize how I look at God’s assignments. The pastor taught on David yesterday. He taught out of I Samuel 17. As he started talking about David listing why he could take on Goliath in verses 34-37, something hit me — it was in the job that nobody wanted, that God trained David.

As a shepherd, he took on a lion and a bear. It was because of his experience there that he had the faith to take on Goliath. 
34 But David said to Saul, “Your servant has been keeping his father’s sheep. When a lion AJ)’>it by its hair, struck it and killed it. 36 Your servant has killed both the lion AL)’>me from the paw of the lion