Bible Study



  • Tell us about a time when you showed courage in competition.
  • How have you seen other players demonstrate courage through sport?
  • Why do some people think courage is an important factor in making someone a winner?
  • Let’s read about a winner who showed great courage.  Read I Samuel 17:20-24, 31-37, 39-51.
  • What are to you the most striking features of David’s courage in this story?
  • How much is your experience with courage like his?
  • How can coaches and players inspire such courage in others?


  • Compete courageously!
  • Model courage for your teammates.
  • Follow the courageous examples of your teammates and coaches.
Bible Reference: 
1 Samuel 17