Judges 7-8: On the Complicated Story of Israel’s Knock-Off Priest-King Getting Toppled by a Sneeze (Bible Talk, Ep. 75)
The lesson of Judges 7 is not that Gideon is an amazing general, but that the Lord is their warrior. The lesson of Judges 8 is that the Lord topples proud men with a sneeze. Alex chats with Jim and Sam about these surprising chapters.
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Graphic: Gideon Checks His Army, Johann Heinrich Schönfeld (1641)