“The LORD is with thee,
thou mighty man of valour.”
– Judges 6:12
God oftentimes sees more in us than we see in
ourselves. While we see our own insufficiencies,
He sees His ability to do mighty things through
the lives of those who will take Him at His Word.
Gideon thought that he did not have the lineage,
the standing among men, nor the possessions to
do something eternally significant with his life.
What he learned was that God was looking for a
man who would trust Him completely to do what
only He could do through him. It was not about
ability; it was about availability of life and nobility
Many are those who have made themselves
available to defend the freedoms of our nation.
Some gave the ultimate sacrifice of their lives.
God give us more men and women who will make
themselves available to fulfill their duties toward
Him, their families, and our country at all cost.
“I beseech you therefore, brethren,
by the mercies of God, that ye present
your bodies a living sacrifice, holy,
acceptable unto God, which is your
– Romans 12:1
– Tim Cruse