Quick! Hurry! Bible trivia time.
This is a fill-in-the-blank, so gird your loins. Are you ready? Prepared? Summoning to mind all your arcane knowledge of the Old Testament prophets, in which case you are a far more accomplished Biblical scholar than I am? Here we go:
____ killed Goliath with a sling and a stone.
The answer, of course, is David. It’s easy, right? You’re probably disappointed by how easy it was. (Go ahead and put away your knowledge of Amos for another day. I am deeply sorry.) And the reason it’s easy is because David is one of the Bible’s heavy hitters: God’s golden child. A Goliath-slayer. A poet. A warrior. A beloved king. A great sinner who nonetheless repented of his sin and subsequently received God’s grace and forgiveness. A man about whom God Himself testified, calling him “a man after my own heart” (1 Samuel 13-14).
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