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Be strong and courageous; be not afraid

So Jerub-baal (that is, Gideon) and his army got up early and went as far as the spring of Harod. The armies of Midian were camped north of them in the valley near the hill of Moreh. (Judges 7:1) Imagine … Continue reading

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It’s show time!

Soon afterward the armies of Midian, Amalek, and the people of the east formed an alliance against Israel and crossed the Jordan, camping in the valley of Jezreel. (Judges 6:33) It’s show time in the valley of Jezreel. Canaanite armies … Continue reading

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Got idols? Take ’em down.

“Bring out your son,” the men of the town demanded of Joash [Gideon’s father]. “He must die for destroying the altar of Baal and for cutting down the Asherah pole.” But Joash shouted to the mob that confronted him, “Why … Continue reading

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Entertaining angels

“I will be with you. And you will destroy the Midianites as if you were fighting against one man.” – Judges 6:16 I like those odds. God has reduced the 120,000 Midianites, who are holding the Israelites hostage, to just … Continue reading

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Drop those “But Lord”s and let’s get going!

Gideon is so much like us. You can almost guess what’s coming next without even reading the story. God has called Gideon a mighty hero — one He is calling to rescue His people from their dreaded enemy, the Midianites … Continue reading

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YOU ARE THE MIRACLE!

“Sir,” Gideon replied, “If the Lord is with us, why has all this happened to us?” – Judges 6:13 It is probably the most asked question about God today, or any other day, for that matter. If God is with … Continue reading

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This is it!

Seventy years are given to us!     Some even reach eighty. But even the best of these years     are filled with pain and trouble;     soon they disappear, and we are gone.  Psalms 90:10 You were hoping for something … Continue reading

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Click here; meet Him there

Marti says I do my best work when I’m the most honest. That that is something I can supply for everyone — a way of connecting faith to the realities of life that rarely gets embraced by Christians. Christians, especially … Continue reading

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