Ah, Sovereign Lord! I have seen the angel of the Lord face to face!
In a life-changing encounter, the angel of the Lord suddenly appears to Gideon saying, “The Lord is with you, mighty warrior” (Judges 6:12). At the time, we find Gideon hiding in a winepress to thresh his wheat so the Midianites will not see him. Although being called “mighty warrior” is a clue to his future, it perplexes Gideon in his present situation. He addresses the angel as Lord and expresses his belief that God has abandoned Israel to the oppression of the Midian people. Continue reading “Fully Embracing Christ – 6 – Gideon”