David the Shepherd
Armed with faith in God and five smooth stones from a brook, David runs forward to meet the giant, Goliath, in battle!
Our minifigure uses short legs to provide contrast between David and Goliath. The sling — while a simple weapon — was used with great skill in Bronze-Age Israel. We can only imagine how many hours David spent in his youth honing his skills and growing in his faith. God used both powerfully to deliver his people!
We used the following non-standard pieces to create David.
Learn more about Bronze-Age Israel and other ancient civilizations in Tapestry of Grace, Year 1, Unit 2.