The story of David and Goliath.

 In David’s quiet time , he played  instruments, and wrote songs and poems. David was an Israelite and Israelites did not get on with the Philistines.

The problem with the Philistines was that they had many giants living in the land. The biggest and the strongest giant was named Goliath.  He was over nine feet tall.

Goliath was covered with armor to protect himself and he carried a big spear. For forty days every morning and every evening Goliath shouted  out in a laud voice to scare the Israelites. Three of  David's  oldest brothers were old enough to fight .

Now David's father Jesse, heard about the giant and was worried for his sons.  He called David out of the fields and asked him to take some food to his brothers and report back how they are doing.

So David  went to visit his brothers.  As he approached the camp he heard Goliath shouting like he did every morning.  "Isn't someone going to stand up to this man?"  David asked the men in the camp is there no man brave enough to fight this man.  "Then I will fight this giant Philistine."

One of the men overheard David and went straight to Saul and told him what David had said.  Saul went to  David and said, "You can't fight Goliath, you're only a boy and he has been fighting for many years."  But David said  "I have had to fight against lions and bears to protect my father's sheep.  God protected me then and He will protect me now

Saul had no faith in God but David had.  That's why God loved David's heart and wanted him to be king.

 Saul wanted David to wear heavy armor but David decided not too .David knew that God would protect him. David picked up  five smooth stones from a stream nearby and  put them in a pouch around his waist, and with his sling he went to Goliath.

As David walked towards  Goliath, Goliath looked at David and got cross and thought it was a joke. Goliath said ,why do you send me a child to fight me and all the men on the Philistines side laughed. David said to him without fear, "You fight with a sword and I come with God on my side and today everyone will know that there is one true God in this land."

 David  reached into his pouch and   pulled out a stone, put it into his slingshot and shot it at Goliath.  The stone  hit him right between his eyes and suddenly Goliath stumbled and hit the ground.

 David   conquered the giant Philistine!  When the Philistines saw this they ran away in fear and David became a hero to all the people in Israel.

Questions and Answers.

Q. What were the two animals that David killed?

A.  Bears and lions

Q.  How many of David’s brothers were fighting in the battle?

A.  3.

Q. Who did David trust?

A.  God.


With each Sunday school lesson, I try to give the kids special verses, activities and pictures to color in. Below you will find the download links for the special verse of the day and more. Please feel free to use them as you like for personal use in your own Sunday school classes. The wording and any images on this website are not to be sold or reproduced in any publications online or offline. I drew these pictures so that you could add your own verses to them for the day. Color the edgings with marker pens and a little bit of glitter. You can hand them out to the children to take home as bible verses for the day, even better if each child has a separate book, they can paste it into their own book.  How to Apply Wording in White Space of Picture1) On adobe reader, select sign 2) Select add text.3) Type in verse or wording.4) Select file and save as.

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The Verse of the day.

1Samuel 17:37   The Lord that delivered me out of the paw of the  lion, and out of the paw of the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of the Philistine.

 1 Samuel 17:45   You come to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield : but I come to you in the name of the Lord of hosts.

The meaning of the words.

Stumble: To lose your balance.

David and Goliath Coloring Pages.

Welcome! On, this page we have David and Goliath coloring pages, in the links below you will find other resources for a David and Goliath Sunday school lesson. 

Feel free to share your own ideas or leave your Sunday school pics, we would love to hear from you. 

The images on this page, can be printed and used freely in your own Sunday school class. (Images are not to be reproduced in any publications, online or offline) 

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David and Goliath Sunday School Lesson

What you will find on our free David and Goliath Sunday school lesson page:

* A David and Goliath Sunday school lesson.

* A David and Goliath Verse for the day picture.

* A David and Goliath Activity (Making David's Pebbles). With step by step video. 

* A free devotional for sunday school teachers (The Goliath in you) 

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Other Sunday school lessons that might be of interest to you...

* Jonah and the fish. (with step by step video for making a Big fish)

* Daniel and the lions den. (with step by step video for making a lion mask)

* Joshua and the battle of Jerico. (with step by step video for making a trumpet) 

About Our Lessons

Dear Sunday school partners, all around the world. Please refer to your Bible and compare to see if you agree with our children Sunday school lessons. 

The stories are not word for word out of the Bible, they are created from my own thoughts. I am only human, so please check the stories out first before using them. 

These stories are based on easy words for children to understand, and my own thoughts. You are welcome to use your Bible to add or take away. At the bottom, there is space for you to give input and comments on the subjects. You are all welcome. We are there to make a difference in a child’s life so please come and let us work together for God’s kingdom.

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