One day, David delivered food to his brothers who were battling
Philistines. He heard a Philistine shouting and making fun of
"Who is that man?" asked David. They told him about Goliath, the
mighty warrior. No one could defeat him! But David wasn't afraid
of the giant. When King Saul heard of David's bravery, he called
David before him.
"Don't worry, I'll go fight that giant," said David.
"But he's a warrior," said Saul. "You're only a boy."
"I killed a lion and bear to protect my father's sheep," said
David. "God will help me kill this giant."
Saul gave David his armor and weapons. But they were too big for
So without any armor, David went to face the giant. He stopped by
a stream to pick up some stones and placed them in his bag. Then
he stood before Goliath.
"Am I a dog that you come at me with sticks?" bellowed Goliath.
David looked up and said, "You come against me with',' weapons,
but I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty. This is
God's battle!" Then David put a stone in his sling and swung it
around and around until the sling whistled. The stone whizzed
through the air and smacked Goliath right in the forehead. And the
giant fell to the ground with a mighty earth-shaking thud!