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The Gideon in you

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The Gideon in you

  1. 1. There is a Gideon in You!<br />Just an ordinary fellow who after standing in the presence of God is raised up to do extraordinary things. <br />
  2. 2. NO ORDINARY FAMILY<br />
  3. 3. 1 Chorinthians 1:27<br />But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong.<br />
  4. 4. Numbers 22:21-31<br />If God can use Balaam’s Donkey<br />God can use You!<br />
  5. 5. Peter Drucker<br />“No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.”<br />
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  8. 8. Gideon’s Winepress<br />Gideon was threshing wheat in a winepress to keep it from the Midianites.<br />Judges 6:11<br />
  9. 9. A new, better story for Gideon<br />“The LORD is with you,<br />mighty warrior.”<br />
  10. 10. #1 Lesson…. Ever!<br />GOD SAYS…<br />You are not who you thinkor sayyou are.<br />You are not who others think and say you are.<br />You are who God thinks and says you are.<br />
  11. 11. The Power of Presence<br />According to God, after being in God’s presence, we are all mighty and strong, able to do all the great a marvelous things that God has planned for us.<br />
  12. 12. Romans 8:37 <br />“…in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.”<br />
  13. 13. Judges 7:18b<br />‘For the LORD and for Gideon!’<br />
  14. 14. 2 Possible Applications<br />We need a bigger GOD SIZED VISION.<br />We just need to GO AHEAD AND DO whatever it is that God is asking of us.<br />
  15. 15. Look at your hands<br />What’s in your hands?<br />?___________________<br />?___________________<br />
  16. 16. Katherine Hershey<br />
  17. 17. There is a Gideon in You!<br />It is time to let him or her out<br />
  18. 18. Look at your hands<br />What’s in your hands?<br />? Deacon Ministry<br />? Beginning to Belong<br />

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