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Would You Take 1 in 400 Odds

What would you think about a battlefield commander who carried his forces into a battle outnumbered 400 to 1?

The book of Judges records just such a moment for Gideon. The Lord wanted his people delivered from the sons of the Amalekites and the sons of the east. Gideon was the chosen leader. But it was important for the Israelites to understand that their victory was from God and not from their own abilities.

Take a moment and read the story of Gideon in Judges 7 & 8.

Gideon began with an army of 32,000 fighting men. This represented odds of almost Continue reading Would You Take 1 in 400 Odds