David was just a boy; perhaps a teenager. His dad sent him to resupply his older brothers who in the Israelite army. They were facing off with the Philistines and technologically advanced military force compared to Israel. But what really terrified the Israelites was the size and intimidating strength of Goliath. But, David was not afraid of the Philistine champion. He had faith in God. He knew the battle belonged to the Lord.
We can be encouraged in our work as a church and as individuals by this story. At times we feel overwhelmed. We are out tooled and out matched in many of our challenges. We must remember that God is bigger than any challenge and He can provide us with victory.