Fr. Larry Richards is the founder and president of The Reason for our Hope Foundation, a non- profit organization dedicated to ”spreading the Good News” by educating others about Jesus Christ. His new homilies are posted each week.
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Today we finish the story of Gideon, found in Chap. 8 of Judges. What started as a spiritually victorious life pattern in ch. 7 (listening to and obeying God, in spite of personal fears and doubts), now becomes a life full of apparent worldly success and obvious spiritual disaster. We see a pattern in Gideon emerging: the "way of Cain", full of vengeance and retribution. Jesus has a much better way, full of forgiveness and true peace. Which pattern are YOU following?