Marion Speicher Brown (Florida, USA)
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When the angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon, he said, “The Lord is with you, mighty warrior.” - Judges 6:12 (NIV)
Mighty warrior. What a strange greeting! The title didn’t seem to fit Gideon at all. He did not look like a brave hero. He looked more like a frightened farmer. He was threshing wheat in secret to hide it from invaders. Fearful and discouraged, he was convinced that the Lord...
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