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“In the course of time, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Metheg Ammah from the control of the Philistines.” – 2 Samuel 8:1
“In the course of time, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Gath and its surrounding villages from the control of the Philistines.” – 1 Chronicles 18:1
1. What do your hands and feet reveal about the kind of person you are?
2. Share a story which demonstrates how you were “Hero for a Day”.
3. Precise identification and dating of these four Philistine episodes is uncertain, but this is nor germane to their main point. What main point does each episode serve?
4. We know David killed Goliath (1 Samuel 17). What explanations can you offer for the apparent contradiction in 2 Samuel 21:19?
5. What battles have you recently fought for your King? What battles do you anticipate this coming week?
6. Who do you regard as your “spiritual heroes”? Those who have kept their light burning for the Lord and have shared that light with you? How did they conquer sinful habits?