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Gideon Takes a Turn Down

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Gideon’s revenge tour

Perused Zebah and Zalmunna relentlessly
Killed because of their killing his brothers
killed men of penuel
dragged the men of succoth through the thorns
Romans 12:19 AV
Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
Roma 12

Be our King

V 22 Offer a king and dynasty V 22
we want you to be king
The 300 say you are our deliverer / savior
Give all credit to Gideon
there should a Spontaneous eruption of praise to Yah
the 300 praise a man instead
Spontaneous eruption of praise
the instrument that God used
our yoke is light, Jesus is the one doing the heavy lifting

Suzerain-Vassal Treaty V 23

I will not rule
God will rule over you
Israel has a Suzerain-Vassal Treaty with God
The greater will rule, protect, and provide over the lesser
Exodus 19:4–6 AV
Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, and how I bare you on eagles’ wings, and brought you unto myself. Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine: And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.
go there
Tabernacle was His Throne room / Mercy seat throne
God is the King among His people
Gideon did good with that statement

This one thing I ask V 24

Give me a gold earing
Sure that’s the least we..
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Gold Ephod High Priest Garment linen used in worship
Gold garments used by kings, placed on statues of gods
make a kingly visual representation of God
a beautiful thing I worshiping God in my way,
Taken what the high priest has and 1 uped him
Another golden calf. Aaron - give me an earing from you wife ear
Another bronze serpent King Hezikiah
2 Kings 18:4 AV
He removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brasen serpent that Moses had made: for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it: and he called it Nehushtan.
But it became a

Satan’s snare V 27

It became a mecca
our god right now is ephod and he is in ophrah
we must go bow to him
Spiritual Udultery
We are the bride of Christ and to worship another is to prostitute ourselves
what draws us away from worship of God
Whatever that is we are prostituting our selves to
that snare made Gideon proud of what he done
Many wives —Kingly V 30
Abimelech— my father is king
From v 22-30 Pride had set in his town became a spiritual destination
1 cor
1 Corinthians 10:12 AV
Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.
our trust in, and commitment to Jesus must stand the test of time
Satan is always there to tempt, poke, lift up your pride
Proverbs 16:18 AV
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
Pride comes before the fall.
Proverbs 29:23 LEB
The pride of a person will bring him humiliation, and the lowly of spirit will obtain honor.
That can do spirit realy
The life of faith only is proud of what Go has done
because we know that before Jesus we were poor wrenched creatures
we was Gideon hiding in the wine press
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