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"The angel of the LORD came and sat down under the oak in Ophrah that belonged to Joashthe Abiezrite, where his son Gideon was threshing wheat in a winepress to keep it from the Midianites. When the angel of the LORD appeared to Gideon, he said, "The LORD is with you,mighty warrior." Judges 6:11-12
Have you ever thought about Jesus sitting down? Well, here He is. What an incredible picture. He goes to Gideon and sits down and waits, watching him. Gideon meanwhile is working in a winepress instead of working outside where he normally would be out of fear. So there he is the midst of his fear and Jesus just sits and patiently waits for him to come out. Willing to wait, not tapping his foot impatiently till Gideon noticed Him. And then when he does He calls him Mighty Warrior. Wow! How wonderful that that Jesus sees us through redemptive eyes.
Oh Lord, help us see ourselves and others the way You do. And Lord how beautifully patient You are, please produce more and more of that in our lives.
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