Tag: Gideon

Christian LifeLife in the Word

A Man and His Faith

This is part two in a series on Gideon. See the first post. The story of Gideon in Judges 6-7 is a study in contrast around the theme of fear. For our fear-filled lives, we need to learn from the Gideon we see cowering in a wine press driven by the wrong kind of fear…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

A Man and His Fears

Man by nature is wrapped up in fears. Gideon was no exception.  The exceptional story of this somewhat ordinary man is the story of a man and his fears (Judges 6:33-7:18). Though we fear external things (armies, circumstances) or what others may think, say, or do against us, the root of our fears is always…

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