“Conquering Goliath ”  Lesson # 4

  “  Face your fear and conquer Goliath! “

Intro: What is something that you used to be afraid to do that you now are confident in doing ?



  1. Romans 8:37, John 3:3-5 When we accept Christ we are born again, we are born into a life of salvation and victory found only in Jesus which allows us to conquer everything in our way.
    1. Prov 3:25-26 One of the main ways the devil will try and stop us from fulfilling Gods will and from becoming who God has called us to be is through fear.
      1. 1 Samuel 17:8-10, 23-24 Like with Israel, the devil will send us a Goliath to try to scare us and intimidate us from standing firm, pushing forward, and doing Gods will.
      2. Gal 5:7-8  Many Christians who want to do something great for God end up doing very little for God because they are stopped by fear.
    2. James 4:7  The devil will try to stop us with fear of being alone, fear of what people say, fear of having the right words, fear of making a mistake, fear of sharing Christ with others and evangelizing in dangerous areas, fear of being a leader among many other fears.
  2. James 2:17, Psalms 55:22 The only way to have complete and total victory over the Goliath of fear is to face your fears and do exactly what the devil is trying to tell you that you can’t do.
    1. 2 Cor 13:5  We need to be willing to examine our lives honestly and identify what we are afraid of, what fear is trying to stop us and keep us from fulfilling Gods will for our lives.
      1. Isaiah 41:10+13  We then need to take a step of faith, confront our fears and trust that God will give us victory over the Goliath of fear in our lives!
      2. Matt 14:25-31 Once we choose to confront our fear, step out in faith and obey God then Jesus promises to meet us there.
    2. Romans 8:31, Psalms 27:1  When we choose to confront our fears, trust God, follow God, and fulfill Gods will for our lives, that God promises to be with us and give us victory over every Goliath of fear that tries to get in our way! #Borntoconquer!



  1. Why do you think so many people are intimidated and afraid of the Goliath that the devil puts in their lives to try and stop them?
  2. What are some of the fears the devil will try to throw at us to try and stop us from fulfilling Gods will here in this world?
  3. What is a Goliath that you have been afraid of that has been blocking you from fulfilling Gods will for your life?
  4. What are some steps that we can take to confront our fear of Goliath and overcome everything that wants to stop us from fulfilling Gods will for our lives?


End: Pray for those who want to conquer the Goliath of fear that wants to stop them,  pray for any who need to accept Christ or rededicate their lives to Jesus, then take requests.