Several years ago, a ruptured Achilles tendon landed me in a knee-high non-weightbearing cast. A few days later, my opposite leg suffered a knee injury. Those injuries combined ruled out crutches and put me in a wheelchair for three months. But that wasn’t all. Insomnia hit me, too. Several months prior, I’d accepted a… [ read more ]
Posts Tagged: Judges
Is it possible to live life without regrets? Yes. Here’s how.
Feeling weak? I am. Here’s a personal story that will encourage you today.
Gideon must have thought God had lost all grip on reality. Imagine going to war with 300 soldiers and expecting to win. Ludicrous. But that’s exactly what God had told him to do—whittle down his army until only 300 men remained. And so he obeyed. (Judges 7) Call it ludricous, or call it gracious uncertainty…. [ read more ]
When God gives a divine assignment, our human tendency is to say, “Who, me? I can’t do that.” Fear looms, and we offer excuses such as, “I’m not smart enough,” or “I don’t have the skills necessary.” Gideon’s story is a prime example. When God tells him to rescue Israel from the Midianites, he immediately… [ read more ]