Gideon was unimpressive and insignificant in the eyes of his family and community. Because he was the most improbable candidate to be God’s mighty warrior, Gideon ends up being the perfect magnifier of God's greatness and goodness.
“Deliverer” tells the story of how God chose Moses, a fugitive living in a foreign land with a speech impediment and little confidence, to return to the last place he wanted to go and do the last thing he felt capable of doing. God saw in Moses a deliverer, and today God sees in ordinary people the capability to lead others to take steps toward Jesus.
FIRST 15 GUIDE
This message is the first in our series ICNU, a series about God’s extraordinary vision for ordinary, everyday people as seen in four character studies from the Old Testament. “Legacy Maker” looks at the story of Abraham and how God used him to begin a legacy of faith that continued for many generations.
First 15 Guide
Hospitality has an important role in the church and each of us has a part in it. Hospitality can define the church and set it apart from the culture around us. Through hospitality we show that each person has value and the power of consistently practiced hospitality can’t be underestimated.
Jesus told his disciples to go out and make disciples of all nations. But their first step in accomplishing that mission, was to go and wait for the Holy Spirit. The same charge is given to us today. The work of the church continues to spread as people who have found life in Jesus help others to find life in Jesus, and in order for us to succeed, we need to rely on the power of the Holy Spirit.