A new take on an old story that changes everything. May we all have the courage to face our giants and trust in the lord. Truly a must read.
There’s a story in the Old Testament that isn’t translated correctly in our English bibles. When I read it “right” for the first time, it changed everything about the way I think about God, and the way I think about the way God thinks about me – and ultimately the way I engage the difficult things of my life.
Our bibles tell a story of an underestimated, highly skilled underdog defeating a giant. If you’ll let me, I’d like to tell you a different story. The following interpretation is taken directly from a collection of Hebrew manuscripts commonly used in the creation of our modern bibles.
The armies of the Philistines and the Israelites face each other but won’t engage. King Saul, who’s described as the most qualified soldier in the army, shudders in his tent, afraid to face the giant who has walked onto the field with a challenge…
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