Judges 8: The Denouement of Gideon

Returning home the Israelites are happy with Gideon and offer him kingship.  He surprisingly turn this down and tells them that only the Lord should be their ruler but he never pays tribute the Lord for his victories.  Instead he says nothing about the Lord's help.  Instead Gideon asks his tribesman  for tribute:  one gold earring … Continue reading Judges 8: The Denouement of Gideon