Contemplations on Gideon's Life
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. (Colossians 3:16)
With God’s grace, we introduce studies in the Bible, the Old and New Testament. These studies were first presented as sermons and topics for discussion during spiritual days. These are mostly contemplations whereby the word of the Bible can be applied to our daily lives.
The book of Judges follows immediately after Joshua. It is preceded by six books in the Old Testament, Moses Torah “Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy” and the book of Joshua.
Gideon’s story _ which is the subject of our contemplation – begins from chapter 6 in the book of Judges. The name Gideon means “wrestler” or “savior”. He was one of the judges like Samson, Deborah or Yaftah …