3 04, 2014

Judges 7 – Does God help?

By |2014-04-03T07:26:17-07:00April 3rd, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                                        Chapter 7                                                                             Gideon and the 300   This chapter is a work of art. The author presents a story containing several themes: the number three, the consequences of fear, and the question, is God involved in what we do?  A careful reading of the Bible reveals that despite it apparently [...]

27 03, 2014

Judges 6 – Gideon: The hesitant judge who struggled

By |2014-04-01T09:15:47-07:00March 27th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                                        Chapter 6                                                         Gideon: The hesitant judge who struggled   Chapter 6-8 introduces readers to the judge Gideon. In chapter 6 he has several experiences which could be taken at face value and understood as supernatural events or as the internal struggles of an anxious man. The Israelites lived in peace after [...]