Far from merely being an exciting children’s story from which we may teach our little ones how to be courageous in the LORD, the record of this battle comes at the half-way mark in redemptive history–reminding us of the battle promise of Gen. 3:15 and urging us to look forward to the fulfillment of it when our Lord Jesus Christ defeated the evil one at the cross. The points of comparison are striking. . .Nicholas Batzig lists eleven of those points. And thanks to Charles Savelle for the link.
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Here's a brief but highly informative article on the story of David and Goliath and the parallels to the life and work of Christ: