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Judges 8 & 9 Reign of Gideon Followed by Abimelech

After victory, the Israelites urge Gibeon to become their king, and credit him with the victory.  Gideon refuses.  Only God should be recognized as Israel’s monarch.  For the rest of Gideon’s life, the people refrain from Baal worship. But Gideon’s… (READ MORE)