Courage to Run Alone
SOME OF LIFE’S GREATEST LESSONS ARE OFTEN FOUND IN THE LONLIEST ROADS
So it was, when the Philistine arose and came and drew near to meet David, that David hurried and ran toward the army to meet the Philistine. (1 Samuel 17:48 NKJV)
1. RUNNING ALONE MEANS YOU’RE WILLING TO FIGHT ALONE
Then David put his hand in his bag and took out a stone; and he slung it and struck the Philistine in his forehead, so that the stone sank into his forehead, and he fell on his face to the earth. So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and a stone, and struck the Philistine and killed him. But there was no sword in the hand of David. (1 Samuel 17:49-50 NKJV)
2. RUNNING ALONE MEANS MAKING THE MOST OF WHAT YOU HAVE
51 …And when the Philistines saw that their champion was dead, they fled. 52 Now the men of Israel and Judah arose and shouted, and pursued the Philistines… (1 Samuel 17:51-52 NKJV)
3. RUNNING ALONE CAN BE THE ONE THING THAT CHANGES EVERYTHING
Victory Group Questions
1. Have you ever felt alone? Discuss some precious lessons learned from being alone.
2. Running alone means you make the most out of what you have. Share some life lessons on working with the little you have?
3. Your willingness to run alone can be the one thing that changes everything. Give examples from your personal life on how the act of one person can change everything.
4. What stood out to you most about the sermon and discussions? How would you be different from what you’ve heard and discussed today?