Desperate Times Part 1
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An unknown visitor gives Gideon a dangerous mission against the Midianites.
Gideon was sweating and frustrated as he beat his wheat secretly in a cramped space by his wine press. He could not risk being seen in a open area. Midianites might steal his grain. Suddenly a man stood before him. Where did he come from? He spoke strange words, “Gideon, God is with you.”
“Sir, how can that be true? For seven years our enemies have come like swarming locusts, destroying my nation’s crops and stealing our animals. We live in caves, fear, and starvation... [continue reading]