Bible Study: Gideon

Bible Study Passage: Judges 6 and 7.  Gideon, the self-declared ‘least important member of the least important family’ was called by God to go to battle and lead an army to defeat their enemies.  It’s an incredible story of humility, bravery, and determination to carry out God’s will.


Read Judges 6:12-16.  Why, of all the Israelites, did God choose Gideon?

Read Judges 6:36-40.  God made a call on Gideon’s life. What can we learn from Gideon’s request and God’s reaction?

Read Judges 7:1-7.  Why did God reduce the army from 32,000 to 300?

Bonus Question: Read John 15:5-7.  How does Gideon’s story tie in with this short passage?