Gideon Summons an army: 6:34, 35
God reduces the army’s size: 7:1-8, Why: 7:2. So Israel won’t boast in themselves.
God Graciously gives Gideon one more sign. 7:9-14.
Spontaneous Worship: 7:15.
Fear, Confusion, Defeat: 7:16-24.
Lil’ bit of Wartime Politicking: 8:1-3.
Poor choices of town leaders. 8:4-9.
Final Routing: 8:10-12.
Town leaders get a spanking: 8:13-17.
Judgment on Midan’s Princes. 8:18-21.
Foreshadow of things to come in Samuel. 8:22
Right Answer, Wrong Action: 8:23-27.
Why was it wrong? Exd. 2:4-6.
God uses sinful people, because there are no righteous people. 8:28-32.
But Then. . . . Worship of Baal-Berith.
Broken Hero pattern: Why? Jdg. 7:2,
Consider yourself. 1 Cr. 1:26-31
Righteous, Romans 3:21-23, 1 Cr.6:11
Sanctified, John 17-21
Redeemed, Romans 3:24-28.
FAITH: Acknowledging & Depending that what God said is TRUE.
The Gospel, Jesus Christ is the Only Way to escape God’s Wrath!
John 14:6, Acts 4:11-12, Hebrews 10:29-31,
Are you ready to share the Gospel, no matter the cost?