In the days of COVID-19, this story comes to mind. Like Gideon, you probably feel as though your only option is to hide and to store for yourself whatever provisions you can. Like Gideon, you may feel overwhelmed, disillusioned, hopeless that you can do anything to change the situation.
I’ve been reading the story of God calling Gideon in Judges 6 starting verse 11. Basically, Gideon is terrified of the Midianites who have taken control of the land so he’s hiding from them threshing wheat in a wine-press, of all places, so that he can keep what little food he gathers away from them.… Continue reading Walk on the Water
I have continued to spend the last few days parked in Judges 6-7. A few days ago, I talked about some of the characteristics of God that we find in just a handful of verses in Judges 6:11-16. As I continued to read chapters 6-7, it’s only a few verses later that once again, we… Continue reading Blow Your Trumpet
For those of you keeping track, I'm still parked in Judges 6-7, I reread a question Gideon asked of the Angel of the Lord in Judges 6:13: “Pardon me, my lord,” Gideon replied, “but if the Lord is with us, why has all this happened to us? Where are all his wonders that our ancestors… Continue reading I don’t ‘Know’ Chip & Joanna