Leave a Legacy of Faith
With every choice we make we are building our legacies - either legacies of faith or legacies of sin. While Gideon's story centers on a moment of incredible faith and victory, it ends with a long slide into sin. Gideon left a legacy of selfishness that resulted in unimaginable suffering. Don't follow his example! Choose to walk by faith, each and every day.
Scripture: Judges 7-8
God chooses and uses fearful, doubting, insecure and inadequate men and women. In other words, He uses people just like us. He only requires that we take a step of faith. Will you take that step?
God often uses fearful, doubtful, and insecure people to share His message of redemption with the world. Gideon was an unlikely hero, yet God called him to boldly obey and to redeem the nation of Israel. In the same way, we are being called to proclaim that God has offered...
Jonah forfeited his happy ending. He chose anger, bitterness, and selfishness, and it cost him joy. Avoid his example by asking yourself: Do I wish mercy upon everyone, even those who've hurt me? Do I choose to love that which lasts - that which has eternal value? Do I car...