Gideon Tag Archive

I Am Miss America. My Father Told Me So.

When the angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon, He said,  ‘The Lord is with you, mighty warrior.’ Judges 6:12 Growing up, it’d become my Dad’s morning ritual. From the bottom of the stairs, hand on the bannister, his smiling eyes would gaze up at me and then he’d sing… 🎵There – she – is, Miss […]

The Trouble with Fingerprints.

Those who know the Lord do not put forth their own hand and bring things about. T. Austin Sparks, On Knowing God (1930) At the conclusion of our meeting together, the woman startled me with her words. “Once you’ve got your fingerprints all over a matter God won’t use it.” Rising from my chair, I […]