An important part of reading biblical narratives is learning how to understand the nature of “the plot,” how stories are arranged into a pattern of conflict and resolution. In this video we’ll see how ignoring the sequence of the plot can lead to distorted interpretation of biblical stories. We’ll also explore how grasping the multi-layered nature of the narrative can help you see the unified story that leads to Jesus. We’ve placed the video here in the reading plan to help you see the life of Gideon more accurately.
Today, we will look at Judges with chapters 6-8 as God raises up the Judge Gideon to lead the people.
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