- 1 Samuel 17:40 (NLT) He picked up five smooth stones from a stream and put them into his shepherd’s bag. Then, armed only with his shepherd’s staff and sling, he started across the valley to fight the Philistine.
So take inventory: What have you got to work with?
My wife is great with this. She can rummage around in the refrigerator and gather up a few things, work a little of her magic, and presto—something delicious appears.
Get creative today. Your ship may never come in; you may have to get to your promise land in a rowboat. That’s OK, make it an adventure.
Sure, wait on the Lord (Psalm 27:14, Isaiah 40:31), but do something with what He’s already given you while you wait.
After all King David’s journey to the throne started with five smooth stones…