He took his staff in his hand and chose five smooth stones from the brook and put them in his shepherd’s pouch. His sling was in his hand, and he approached the Philistine.
1 Samuel 17:40
Are you prepared to gather a satchel full of stones? The walk of someone who follows Christ is never paved with rose petals. You will face trials, your faith will be tested as iron being tempered by fire. You will be required to stand in the presence of giants, fully expectant that God will protect you and give you the strength conquer them and claim victory in His name.