by Jeff Schreve

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The Giant of Evil Desires (4 of 5)
Series: Facing the Giants
Jeff Schreve
1 Chronicles 20:8

I wanted to tell you about a woman I heard about. She was in a diet club. She was meeting with these other ladies and they were trying to keep each other accountable. She was lamenting to these women. She said, ''I blew it. I blew it so bad this week.'' They said, ''Tell us about it.'' She said, ''I baked my family's favorite cake. We had it at dinner and everyone had a piece and we ate half the cake at dinner. The next day, my husband went off to work and my kids went off to school and I was home alone with the cake. I looked at the cake and looked at the cake and passed by it several times and I thought, I just want a piece so bad so I just cut a little sliver off and ate it. It was so good. I just had to have another little sliver so I cut another little sliver and ate that. It was so good. I had another little sliver. Before I knew it I had eaten the whole half of the cake. It was all gone. I just was so disappointed in myself and I knew my husband was going to be so disappointed in me.'' Her friends all commiserated with her and one said, ''Well, what did your husband say when he found out?'' She said, ''That is the beauty of it. He never did. I baked the other cake and ate half.''

We are in a series called Facing the Giants and today we want to talk about The Giant of Evil Desires. 1 Chronicles 20:5, ''And there was war with the Philistines the shaft of whose spear was like a weaver's beam.'' This is now the forth giant that the Bible talks about that David and his kingdom are facing. It is a big giant. His name is Lahmi. He is the brother of Goliath. He has a spear a lot like Goliath's because the Bible says, ''The shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam.'' That is exactly what the Bible said about Goliath's spear. It was probably about a ten-foot long spear. Goliath was about nine feet nine inches tall. We are not told how tall Lahmi is. He is probably ...

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