Strength In Dependence
After a long and tiring 2021, we have entered a new year full of promise and possibility...but just as full of complexity and challenges. Will we be able to handle what 2022 has ahead?
In Judges chapter 7, God directs Gideon to lead Israel's army of 32000 to battle an enemy of 135000. Talk about a challenge! But wait -- before the battle, God whittles Gideon's army down to a mere 300 men. How are they supposed to handle this battle now?!
Like Gideon and the Israelites, we must depend on God to deal with the challenges ahead. We cannot do it alone. In today's message, Pastor Mark encourages us to move from independence to "in dependence" this year.