Chris Juby

Every chapter of the Bible in 140 characters or less.

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Judges 6 (in 140 characters or less)

The LORD gave the Israelites to Midian. The angel of the LORD told Gideon to save Israel and gave him a sign. Gideon gathered an army.

Posted on 12 Mar 2011 to 18,097 followers, with 10 retweets.
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Tricky! Well known chapters are often the hardest, because I'm very conscious of what I'm leaving out.

This chapter needs to set up the action in the next chapter, so that's how I decided what to emphasise.

Which means we have no explicit mention of Baal's altar or the fleece. And it's too many words to repeat 'the Israelites did evil' at the beginning.

As always - make sure you read the full chapter!

sarah thompson

none

Carole

V 6 Midian so impoverished the Israelites that they cried out to the Lord for help.
When will they ever learn He is our Peace!

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