Posted by Pastor Dave in UncategorizedJan 20th, 2010 | 2 Comments
I Samuel 17:40 (MSG): David took his shepherd’s staff, selected five smooth stones from the brook, and put them in the pocket of his shepherd’s pack, and with his sling in his hand approached Goliath.
I imagine David kneeling at the brook, selecting stones for his sling. David had never fought a giant before. How did he know what to do? Kneeling would not be the common thing to do. David at that point is defenseless.
Goliath is disdainful of this kneeling David. God, however, is attentive to David. He (David) picks up the necessary tools and places them in his tool belt — part...
Posted by Pastor Dave in UncategorizedJan 11th, 2010 | No Comments
Recently I saw an interesting news report about a famous model who decided to get her legs insured. Her legs were a highly marketable asset, so it was important to her and her modeling agency to make sure they would be protected against any potential injury or harm.
Her right leg was insured for $600,000, but her left leg was “only” insured for $500,000. A hundred thousand dollars is a big difference for the same set of legs. The reason for the price difference was because her left leg had a tiny scar on it. The insurance assessors felt that because of the scar, the left leg...