The Lord spoke with Gideon calling him to be God's instrument to deliver Israel from the Midianites. Gideon, however, was not ready to trust what he was told. He asked for a miracle before making the decision to obey – a wet fleece and dry ground. God was very gracious to Gideon, "And it was so: for he . . . thrust the fleece together, and wringed the dew out of the fleece, a bowl full of water" Judges 6:38. Still not satisfied, Gideon asked for a greater miracle – a dry fleece on wet ground, "And God did so" verse 40.Subscribe to Read!