Meeting Your Goliath (Timeless Talks)

Meeting Your Goliath Timeless Talks More than thirty years ago the stillness of Sinai s desert air was shattered Jet powered aircraft streaked toward specified targets cannons roared tanks lumbered men fought and died women wept a

  • Title: Meeting Your Goliath (Timeless Talks)
  • Author: Thomas S. Monson
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  • Page: 461
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  • More than thirty years ago, the stillness of Sinai s desert air was shattered Jet powered aircraft streaked toward specified targets, cannons roared, tanks lumbered, men fought and died, women wept, and children cried The Holy Land, once the personal province of the Prince of Peace, was engulfed by war This troubled land has witnessed much conflict throughout its historMore than thirty years ago, the stillness of Sinai s desert air was shattered Jet powered aircraft streaked toward specified targets, cannons roared, tanks lumbered, men fought and died, women wept, and children cried The Holy Land, once the personal province of the Prince of Peace, was engulfed by war This troubled land has witnessed much conflict throughout its history its peoples have suffered terrible trials and tribulations No single battle is better remembered, however, than occurred in the Valley of Elah during the year 1063 B.C Along the mountains on one side, the feared armies of the Philistines were marshalled to march directly to the heart of Judah and the Jordan Valley On the other side of the valley, King Saul had drawn up his armies in opposition Historians tell us that the opposing forces were about evenly matched in number and in skill However, the Philistines had managed to keep secret their valued knowledge of smelting and fashioning iron into formidable weapons of war The sound of hammers pounding upon anvils and the sight of smoke rising skyward from many bellows as the smiths went about the task of sharpening weapons and fashioning new ones must have struck fear into the hearts of Saul s warriors, for even the most novice of soldiers could know the superiority of iron weapons to those of brass As often happened when armies faced each other, individual champions challenged others from the opposing forces to single combat There was considerable precedent for this sort of fighting and on than one occasion, notably during the tenure of Samson as judge, battles had been decided by individual combat Now, however, the situation was reversed as far as Israel was concerned, and it was a Philistine who dared to challenge all others a veritable giant of a man called Goliath of Gath Old accounts tell us that Goliath was ten feet tall He wore brass armor and a coat of mail And the staff of his spear would stagger a strong man merely to lift, let alone hurl His shield was the longest ever seen or heard of, and his sword a fearsome blade.

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    1 thought on “Meeting Your Goliath (Timeless Talks)”

    1. I remembered when President Monson have this talk, and I remembered how much it helped me in my life at the time. When I saw this book I knew I had to read it, because at the time I was battling my own Goliath in my life. I loved how President Monson helps find ways to over come our own Goliaths' and learn to forgive and move through atonement and allow the Savior to heal our troubled soul, so that we can have peace in our lives. I highly recommend this book.

    2. One of the best.I am constantly amazed by the clarity of thought every time I have heard President Monson speak. This talk gave me many ideas on how to increase my spiritual strength. It is wonderful to see how the Lord gives what is needed through His prophets.

    3. We each have Goliaths.Just a short talk with a powerful message. We each have obstacles to meet and overcome in our lives. Anything can be overcome with courage, prayer, faith, and the desire to master our weaknesses.

    4. A good talk that reminds us that with the Lord's help we have the ability to confront and defeat the Goliath's in our personal lives. I feel inspired to make sure I have the necessary smooth stones and sling to go to battle.

    5. I thought this was going to be a book. It turned out to be a conference talk. It was good like all his talks are.

    6. Yet another inspiring and wonderful reminder of the trials that come our way and how we truly DO have the ability to meet them AND overcome them!

    7. Victorious Book!This book is your victory. You are drawn into. Peace and assistance when you Need it mos Trust in the LORDt.

    8. Courage Ptesident Monson is a great story teller. He always uplifts and encourages righteous living. What a great prophet of God

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