Fortifying your foundation:  The Making of a Warrior

2 Samuel 23:8-17                                                                                      Pastor Todd Harker

September 22, 2019

Scripture Emphasis:

Isaiah 9:6 “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders.  And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”


There are tributes everywhere to mighty men.  They exist on street signs, school buildings and currency.  In DC you can hardly travel two city blocks without being reminded of them.  The same is true in Philadelphia.  The battlefields of the great wars also pay tribute to these men.  Today we will look at what the Bible says makes a Mighty Man.

  1. Mighty men stand against ___________________ odds – 2 Sam. 23:8



  1. Mighty men stand against ____________ when others will not – 2 Sam. 23:9, 10



  1. Mighty men stand their ground when others ______________ – 2 Sam. 23:11, 12



  1. Mighty men do their part and allow God to determine the ____________ – 2 Sam. 23:9-12



  1. Mighty men do not live for their own ____________________ – 2 Sam. 23:13-17


  1. Mighty men seek to be _______________ to others – 2 Sam. 23:13-17