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One Look Form The Lord !!!!!!

28 Jun
One Look Form The Lord !!!!!!

And the Lord looked upon him, and said, Go in this thy might, and thou shalt save Israel from the hand of the Midianites: have not I sent thee? (Judges 6:14)

What a look was that which the Lord gave to Gideon! He looked him out of his discouragement into a holy bravery. If our look to the Lord saves us, what will not His look at us do? Lord, look on me this day and nerve me for its duties and conflicts.

What a word was this which Jehovah spoke to Gideon! “Go.” He must not hesitate. He might have answered, “What, go in all this weakness?” But the Lord put that word out of court by saying, “Go in this thy might.” The Lord had looked might into him, and he had now nothing to do but to use it and save Israel by smiting the Midianites. It may be that the Lord has more to do by me than I ever dreamed of. If He has looked upon me, He has made me strong. Let me by faith exercise the power with which He has entrusted me. He never bids me “idle away my time in this my might.” Far from it. I must “go” because He strengthens me. What a question is that which the Lord puts to me even as He put it to Gideon! “Have not I sent thee!” Yes, Lord, Thou hast sent me, and I will go in Thy strength. At Thy command I go, and, going, I am assured that Thou wilt conquer by me.

C.H. Spurgeon, Faith’s Checkbook

 

 

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5 responses to “One Look Form The Lord !!!!!!

  1. Rob Barkman

    June 28, 2014 at 7:38 am

    Thanks for this posting Levi. May we all be willing to GO when we are called.

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  2. Stacy Tolbert

    June 28, 2014 at 9:54 am

    God’s strength is surely made perfect in our weakness, but we do not experience this strength from on high until we decide to step out in faith, knowing that God is surely with us.

    Thanks for another great post Levi!!!

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    • Levi Thetford

      June 28, 2014 at 10:36 am

      My pleasure brother Stacy. God bless you and your family. I’m all for you man!!!

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  3. Cynthia Reyes

    June 28, 2014 at 11:56 am

    Thanks, Levi. Another inspirational reminder, especially when we get too high on our own supply.

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