Contributed on Jan 5, 2009
The message reviels the Cycle of sin. 1. Rescued by the Lord 2. Rejection of the Lord 3. The Reaping of Sin 4. Remember Who He Is 5. Return to Him
Gideon - "The Cycle of Sin of the Nation" Judges 6:1-10 Introduction “My son, do not despise the chastening of the Lord, nor detest His correction; for whom the Lord loves He corrects, just as a father the son in whom he delights” (Proverbs 3:11-12) A loving parent will not allow their ...read more
Contributed on Jan 10, 2009
Gideon was a man who doubted and questioned the LORD when he called. The LORD answers and Gideon the "mighty warrior" surrenders.
Gideon - Are You There? Judges 6:11-24 Introduction The New Year is here. We do not know what the future will hold but so far it looks like the year will be filled with turmoil. Unemployment is high and will probably go up, credit card debt is out of control, people are loosing their ...read more
Contributed on Jan 13, 2009
How do you begin to rid a nation of Midianites? One small step of faith at a time.
Gideon - One Small Step Judges 6:22-27 When Gideon realized that it was the angel of the LORD, he exclaimed, “Ah, Sovereign LORD! I have seen the angel of the LORD face to face!” Judges 6:22 The Lord had convinced Gideon was convinced that the LORD was giving the command. He was also ...read more
Contributed on Jan 31, 2009
Gideon’s obedience to the Lord faced opposition from within and from without.
Gideon - The Conflict Judges 6:28-33 Introduction History reveals that great nations usually fall because of inward struggles not outward invasion. Rome declined because of degradation in morals and national identity. Greed, sexual perversion, power struggles, and internal corruption ...read more
Contributed on Feb 3, 2009
Gideon faced a large enemy 135,000 strong and the odds were against him. Don’t take 32,000, only take 300. I am the LORD.
Gideon - The Conqueror - Part 1 Judges 6:34-7:9 Introduction During World War II, a military governor met with General George Patton in Sicily. When he praised Patton highly for his courage and bravery, the general replied, "Sir, I am not a brave man. . . The truth is, I am an utter craven ...read more
Contributed on Feb 8, 2009
Gideon and the 300 take on an army of 135,000 with trumpets, jars of clay, and torches and win.
Gideon - The Conqueror Part 2 Judges 8:9-8:21 Introduction Martin Luther King Jr. said, "Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase." The Lord had spoken to Gideon each step of the way. Gideon’s faith had grown. The angel of the Lord had called him ...read more
Contributed on Feb 13, 2009
Gideon defeated the Midianites. He was the "mighty warrior". He made a critical mistake in his life and led the way to idolatry once more.
Gideon - A Critical Mistake Judges 8:22-35 Introduction Thomas Huxley stated in 1902, "A man’s worst difficulties begin when he is able to do as he likes." The battle was over. Gideon and the 300 were triumphant. The enemies of Israel were subdued and they were free to work and ...read more