April 11, read through the Bible in a year.

Today there are three chapters to read, enjoy!

April 11: Luke 21Judges 6, Judges 7 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Luke 21, there is giving and there is giving. Jesus teaches a lesson about the widow’s two mites.  Then he tells about the signs of the times, the end of the age, the destruction of Jerusalem, the coming of the Son of Man and finally the parable of the fig tree.

Judges 6. Things are going bad for Israel, the  Midianites oppress them, God calls Gideon, Gideon is reluctant but after speaking with the Angel of the LORD Gideon destroys the altar of Baal. God wants Gideon to defeat the Midianites but again Gideon is reluctant, so he demands the sign of the Fleece. God provides the sign, so in

Judges 7 eighty-two thousand men gather to fight. God says that is too many, reduce their number, and in two steps they are whittled down to  Gideon’s Valiant Three Hundred men. With that army and God the Midianites are defeated.