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As human beings we tend to look to our past and say, “this is how I’ve always been,” which effortlessly becomes, “this is who I am.”  From there it is easy to conclude that, “this is who God made me to be.”  Then, as He did with Gideon, God sends us a messenger to tell us that He made us to be something greater (e.g. a mighty man of valor).  But like Gideon, we point to our history, and doubt that this is truly the word of the Lord.  For us, the strongholds of our mind (i.e. what we’ve already accepted to be fact) become the barrier to the genuine liberating power of the truth.

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