Gideon’s faith did result in victory, accomplishing God’s purposes through him. I this, his faith was victorious. But his carelessness for his own soul and the souls of those who followed him, caused him to become prideful and conceited and to lead a free people back into slavery.
Taking up the challenge of transferring doctrine to the next generation is a huge responsibility and not something to be taken lightly.
The Word of God puts a huge responsibility on the shoulders of a current generation to transfer their faith to the next generation(s). Parents need to see how important it is to transfer correct doctrine to their children. This is clear from Psalm 78:1-8.