When we have questions for God…
Everybody identifies with poor Gideon. There he was, fearfully thrashing his wheat in the middle of the night, minding his own business, when he had an encounter with the Lord. Then God got a little crazy, he called Gideon a “mighty man of valor”, and everyone knew that wasn’t true. Then God calls Gideon to get the Mideonites out of the land.
God must have known what he was doing, but Gideon didn’t. So he had a couple questions while he had God’s attention for a few minutes.
- Oh my Lord, if the Lord be with us, why then is all this befallen us?
- Where be all his miracles which our father’s told us?
“But now the Lord hath forsake us, and delivered us into the hands of the Midianites.”
Gideon had good questions. He didn’t understand what was going on in their country and why God hadn’t fixed it…
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