You + God =

Judges 6:35 And he sent messengers throughout all Manasseh, and they too were called out to follow him. And he sent messengers to Asher, Zebulun, and Naphtali, and they went up to meet them.

Now his tribe, Manasseh, and most of the northern tribes are called to action.  But considering how large the enemy army is, you would think that they need to call up every available fighting man in the nation of Israel.  If they had and hired some mercenaries to help - it still wouldn't be enough. 

God doesn't need all the tribes to defeat this enemy?  Remember, Gideon did the hard thing when he tore down Baal's altar.  That was the real problem.  With that out of the way, dealing with the symptom (the Midianites) will be easy. 

Often we fight the symptoms of our problems.  Symptoms cause pain in our, and because we don't like pain, who does, we do all we can to eliminate the pain.  But we have to look past the symptoms and ask ourselves, "What is going on here?"  

So what can we take away from this?

You think you need more to solve your problems.  With God, you have enough.  Don't look around, look up! 

When a move of God beings in your life you will be thrust into leadership.  Note: You will not see it coming.  But believe it or not.  You are part of God's solution.  You're going to need faith to lead. 

PRAY:  Dear Jesus, help me to put my faith in You and stop focusing on my problems.  AMEN  

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