“You have no idea what or who hangs in the balance of your decision to embrace the burden God has placed in your heart.” – Andy Stanley
For I know the plans I have for you,” says the lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.
11Then the angel of the lord came and sat beneath the great tree at Ophrah, which belonged to Joash of the clan of Abiezer. Gideon son of Joash was threshing wheat at the bottom of a winepress to hide the grain from the Midianites. 12The angel of the lord appeared to him and said, “Mighty hero, the lord is with you!”
15“But Lord,” Gideon replied, “how can I rescue Israel? My clan is the weakest in the whole tribe of Manasseh, and I am the least in my entire family!”16The lord said to him, “I will be with you. And you will destroy the Midianites as if you were fighting against one man.”