What Is Valor?

 Have the class work together to prepare a word picture of Gideon for the character notebook.

Gideon was an active man who fought evil.

Was Gideon a man of valor? Define valor. What were some other characteristics of Gideon that may have contributed to his success? Maybe there were some characteristics that were a hindrance to him. How did he overcome those hindrances?

Gideon: A Man of Valor

Focus Text: Judges 6:11-16; 7:16-23

Central Truth: God gives us victory as we follow His leading.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to choose one area of life in which they will take a stand for the Lord.

Lesson Outline:

I. A Deliverer Called (Judges 6:11-16)

II. Preparation for Battle (Judges 7:16-18)

III. Courage Brings Victory (Judges 7:19-23)