Jentezen Franklin Three Secrets of Shamgar. Sometimes we think we’re waiting on the Lord when He’s actually waiting on us. When we face problems, trials, or adversity, God already has a plan in place to bring victory out of that situation. But His plan involves action on our part. God used Shamgar, a farmer with an ox goad, to bring a mighty victory. He wants to use you in the same way—right now, just like you are, and right where you are. What do you have that God can use? Are you being obedient to God’s direction in your life? Are you waiting for God to do something when it’s actually you who needs to take action?