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Putting out a Fleece

The Fleece Test

If you have been in church or around church people much, you may have heard this term before. People sometimes say that they are “putting out a fleece” when they are looking for an answer from God about something.

Now that Gideon had torn down the pagan worship places, the time had come for his next assignment. He knew what that was going to be, too. The LORD would defeat the Midianite Army through his hand. Gideon was the original “fleece putter-outter“. Gideon saw how the odds were stacked against him and his army. They were out-manned and out-weaponed. But this was only the beginning of God showing Himself merciful and mighty at the same time.

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