“The LORD is my strength and my song, he has become my salvation.” Psalm 118:14
Do you ever feel like the challenges of life you’re facing are too much for you—like you can’t handle anymore? You just don’t have the strength for it?
Gideon lived in very troubled times. Foreign armies—the Medianites, the Amelekites and other eastern countries– invaded the country and plundered the fields and killed the livestock. For this reason, Gideon and other Israelites lived in mountain caves and harvested at night. One day an angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon. “The Lord is with you mighty warrior,” he said.“ Go in the strength you have and save Israel out of the Midian’s hand. Am I not sending you.”
“How can I save Israel?” Gideon said. “My clan is the weakest in the nation and I am the least in my family.”
“I will be with you,” The Lord said. “Go in this your strength.” In other words, “I am your strength and that’s all the strength you…