The Faithful 300

Turkey Creek United Methodist Church and Wesley Heights United Methodist Church, Dec. 31, 2023

John I. Carney

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A lithograph depicting the Bible story of Gideon and his men blowing their horns and raising their torches, sending their opponents into disarray.
The Providence Lithograph Company, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Judges 6:11–14, 7:1–8, 16–22 (CEB)

Then the Lord’s messenger came and sat under the oak at Ophrah that belonged to Joash the Abiezrite. His son Gideon was threshing wheat in a winepress to hide it from the Midianites. The Lord’s messenger appeared to…

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John I. Carney

Author of “Dislike: Faith and Dialogue in the Age of Social Media,” available at http://www.lakeneuron.com/dislike