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Jud 9:15 – The Bramble King

Question: “How could the people of Shechem choose such a ruler as Abimilech on the heels of Gideon’s leadership?” Answer: It seems remarkable that those so directly effected by Gideon‘s leadership were so short-sighted when it came to choosing his successor. Several factors influenced their choice. First, the problem of idolatry was never really ever

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Jud 7:14 – The Blindness Of Unbelief

Question: “How could the Midianites know God would deliver Midian’s army into Gideon’s hand, and yet, still not be believers?” Answer: Unbelief is rarely just a matter of ignorance. If it were, just educating people about Who God is, about what Christ did would bring the world to Christ in a way that’s never happened

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Jud 7:4 – Not On My Team

Question: ““How could there be “too many” for the Lord to use to deliver Israel from oppression? Isn’t more better?” Answer: Our natural human tendency is to judge strength strictly in terms of numbers; and while there is truth in this, it isn’t the whole truth. In fact, it reveals our woeful bias when it

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Jud 7:2 – God Plus One

Question: “How could there be “too many” for the Lord to use to deliver Israel from oppression? Isn’t more better?” Answer: It makes sense in the material world that the best force to bring against another would be superior; superior in strength and in number. This is the whole reason military leaders count heads and

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Jud 6:37 – Facing Life With Faith

Question: “Gideon begged God’s indulgence with the fleece; Was the fleece a tool of discernment or just a sign of Gideon’s doubt and fear?” Answer: Gideon’s request is evidence of His doubt not faith, proof of his fear more so than a quest for discernment. The fleece was not the first indication of God’s will.

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