Succeeding to Fail

Succeeding to Fail

The story of Gideon: Judges 6-9

Summary:

Judges 6: God calls Gideon

Judges 7: God gives Gideon the victory

Judges 8: Gideon’s downward spiral

Judges 9: The sins of the father are visited on the son and on the nation

What we learn about ourselves from Gideon:

God does not work despite our weaknesses, but because of them.

The point of your greatest success is the point of your greatest temptation.

How you respond to the victories God grants today will shape the leaders of tomorrow.

Reading Plan:

Day 1: Judges 6
Day 2: Judges 7
Day 3: Hebrews 10:19-12:2
Day 4: 2 Corinthians 11:16-12:10
Day 5: Judges 8
Day 6: Judges 9