Though David was just a shepherd boy, God was preparing him for what was ahead. All the time spent in the fields, fighting off lions, bears, and wolves had prepared him to face Goliath. Remember that God will often times use our life experiences to prepare us for the work that He has for yo to do.
1st Samuel 17:34-35
But David said to Saul, "Your servant used to keep his father's sheep, and when a lion or a bear came and took a lamb out of the flock, I went out after it and struck it, and delivered the lamb from its mouth; and when it arose against me, I caught it by its beard, and struck and killed it.
Often times it is the every day situations in life that prepare us to minister to others. God used the time David spent in the fields to prepare him for that moment. What is God preparing you for? Ask how God can use you were you are. Be willing to respond to His call.
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