What other principles, in addition to that expressly stand in 7:2; appear in the choice of few out of many to be the instrument of God’s victory?
In answering, observe the character defects of those rejected in the two tests Cf. 1 Cor. 9:26, 27; 10:12.
Consider the transformation in Gideon’s attitude from spiritless acquiescence in bondage (6:13, 15) to a complete assurance of victory (7:15).
Do you know such confident assurance in your battle against the forces of evil?
Cf. Rom. 8:37; 2 Cor. 2:14; 1 John 5:4, 5.