You Talkin’ To Me?
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
When the angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon, he said, “The Lord is with you, mighty warrior.”
— Judges 6:12
We’ve already established that Jesus loves fighting for the underdog. We are the under- dogs. He died on a cross while we were still sinners (because he loved us) so that we could have power over death (see Romans 5:8).
Here we see Gideon, the least in his family, from the weakest tribe of Israel, hand- picked by God to save his people (see Judges 6:15).
We don’t always know why Jesus picks us for specific tasks. Maybe he wants to help build our character or courage. Maybe Jesus wants to highlight our insecurities so that he can show himself strong in our weakness. Or maybe, just maybe, Jesus wants us to learn how to trust him.
Do you feel like a mighty warrior? If the answer is “no,” “not really,&rdquo ...
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