Judges 6:7-8 A Prophetic Reminder

Judges 6:7-8 (KJV)
And it came to pass, when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD because of the Midianites,
That the LORD sent a prophet unto the children of Israel, which said unto them, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I brought you up from Egypt, and brought you forth out of the house of bondage;

  • Before there was a deliverer there was a prophet 
  • Before the angel of the Lord there was a prophet
  • Before a promise of victory there was a prophet 

He is not named in the Scriptures. 

  • We do not know who he was
  • He offers no solution for the people
  • He only reminds them of why this sorrow is come upon them

But he is as much an answer to their cry as was Gideon and his victory against the Midianites. 

None of us like hearing reminders of our transgressions. The fact is that if we do not face them and correct them, any victories we experience will be shallow and short lived. 

Need proof?

Just read the book of Judges. 

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Judges 6:7-8 A Prophetic Reminder

Author: marvinmck

Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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