Sermon Notes- Lessons from the Life of Gideon- Neil Hight- 4-23-2023

Judges 6:13-16
Lessons from the Life of Gideon
Why? -6:13
  • Why do bad things happen to good people?
  • Why do good things happen to bad people?
Excuse -6:15
  • I can’t____
  • I don’t WANT to
Rom 12:6  Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith; 
Rom 12:7  if service, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching; 
Rom 12:8  the one who exhorts, in his exhortation; the one who contributes, in generosity; the one who leads, with zeal; the one who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness. 
Show Me – 6:36-40
  • 5874 manuscripts
  • Early Historians notes/letters/sermons
  • Archeology
Trust ME – 7:1-8
  • 2 Pe 1:3  His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, 
  • John 10:10b I have come that they may have life and have it more abundantly.
  • I AM the ……….
Victory Guaranteed -7:15
  • Mat 16:18  And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
  • 1Th 4:17  Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. 
Opposition – 8:6-9
  • Religious Leaders –opposed Jesus
  • Matt 10:36 – opposition from own home
  • 1 Tim 4:12 – be an example
  • Matt 7:1 vs John 7:24
  • John 8:7 – cast the first stone
  • Gal 6:1 gentleness and 2 Tim 2:25 humility

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