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Powered by 4 - October 7, 2011

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Just Plain...Ordinary

today's reading.
Judges 3:12-31    And the people of Israel again did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and the LORD strengthened Eglon the king of Moab against Israel, because they had done what was evil in the sight of the LORD...

the blog.
Our first three judges, Othniel, Ehud and Shamgar, got me thinking about being used by God. Now what's written about each of these men shows me a number of things: they listened to God, they moved when He called them to action, and they trusted God to go before them. But what's not written down is also telling. Did you notice how there's no mention of things like success, popularity, exceptional mental or physical abilities? That tells me that God uses ordinary people. Hmm...I like that because that means you and I are capable of doing amazing things for God too.

So what did you learn from our first three judges? What are some ways "ordinary" you can be used by God right now? Tami W.

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