See Opportunity Over Calamity

See Opportunity Over Calamity

“The Lord said to Gideon, ‘You have too many men. I cannot deliver Midian into their hands, or Israel would boast against me, ‘My own strength has saved me.’ “ – Judges 7:2 Seeing opportunity when everyone else sees calamity is a gift. This is the fifth in our series of seven ways to flourish and bear fruit wherever you are planted. The life of Gideon is a remarkable example of seeing opportunity. God called Gideon to save Israel from Midian’s oppressive power after being enslaved for seven years. Gideon’s mission to bring Israel victory over the Midianites’ 132,000-men army was seen as a calamity especially when God instructed him to reduce the number of his army to 300.  Gideon trusted God’s instructions with his 300-strong army. If you’ve got a Midianite army with slaves and people from all different countries speaking different languages, that’s not a catastrophe, that’s an

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