Monthly Archives: October 2014

Gatekeepers

The Ephraimite forces were called out, and they crossed over to Zaphon. They said to Jephthah, “Why did you go to fight the Ammonites without calling us to go with you? We’re going to burn down your house over your … Continue reading

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Pride over Praise

Now the Ephraimites asked Gideon, “Why have you treated us like this? Why didn’t you call us when you went to fight Midian?” And they challenged him vigorously.   But he answered them, “What have I accomplished compared to you? Aren’t … Continue reading

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Lappers and Leaners

Early in the morning, Jerub-Baal (that is, Gideon) and all his men camped at the spring of Harod. The camp of Midian was north of them in the valley near the hill of Moreh. The Lord said to Gideon, “You … Continue reading

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Decision from the Dew

Now all the Midianites, Amalekites and other eastern peoples joined forces and crossed over the Jordan and camped in the Valley of Jezreel. Then the Spirit of the Lord came on Gideon, and he blew a trumpet, summoning the Abiezrites … Continue reading

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The Heavens Poured Down Water

When the princes in Israel take the lead, when the people willingly offer themselves— praise the Lord !   “Hear this, you kings! Listen, you rulers! I, even I, will sing to the Lord ; I will praise the Lord , … Continue reading

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Slow Fade

When they told Sisera that Barak son of Abinoam had gone up to Mount Tabor, Sisera summoned from Harosheth Haggoyim to the Kishon River all his men and his nine hundred chariots fitted with iron.   Then Deborah said to Barak, … Continue reading

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As for Me and My House…

Then I sent Moses and Aaron, and I afflicted the Egyptians by what I did there, and I brought you out. When I brought your people out of Egypt, you came to the sea, and the Egyptians pursued them with … Continue reading

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