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A NEW YOU FOR A NEW YEAR
This morning we want to continue the thought on turning your dreams into reality. Turn to I Samuel chapter 17 in the Old Testament and I want to speak on this subject, "Expect the Best." If you are to turn your dreams into reality every day that you live you need to expect the best. And this is a great lesson in faith.
I Samuel 17:11, 32, 37,46 "when Saul and all Israel heard those words of the Philistine, they were dismayed and greatly afraid. And David said to Saul, ‘Let no man's heart fail because of him; thy servant will go and fight with this
Philistine.' David said moreover, ‘The Lord that delivered me out of the paw of the lion and out of the paw of the bear, He will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine.' And Saul said unto David, ‘Go, and the Lord be with thee.'
‘This day the will the Lord deliver thee into my hand, and I will smite thee and take thy head from thee. And I will give the carcasses of the host of the Philistines this day unto the fowls of the air and the wild beasts of the earth, that
all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel. And all this assembly shall know that the Lord saveth not with sword and spear; for the battle is the Lord's and He will give you into our hands.' And it came to pass, when the
Philistine arose and came and drew nigh to me, David, that David hasted and ran toward the army to meet the Philistine. And David put his hand in his bag and took then a stone and slang it and smote the Philistine in his forehead,
that the stone sunk into his forehead and he fell upon his face to the earth. So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and with a stone and smote the Philistine and slew him but there was no sword in the hand of David. Therefore
David ran and stood upon the Philistine and took his sword and drew it out of the sheath thereof and slew him and cut off his head therewith. A ...
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