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Judges 13,14,15; What Kind Of Judge Is That?

Judges 13,14,15; What Kind Of Judge Is That?

March 25, 2013

Again! Jdg 13:1

A prophecy and command:  13:2-5

Nazirite Vow   Num. 6:1-8. & Lev.  No Alcohol, no road kill, no hair cuts.

The Law overall:  don’t touch dead stuff.  Lev. 5:2-6.

Reaction to the Message :  13:6-11.

Manoah wants more info:  13:12-18.

Wonderful = Extraordinary!  Like : Psa: 139:6

Oh! That was an angel of God!  13;19-24.

God “Stirs” Sampson.   13:25.

1. Philistine wife.14:1-3, Broken Command; Intermarriage Deu: 7:2-4.

Israel Disobeyed by intermarriage :  Jdges 3:5-7, Parents comply: 14:4-7

2. Touching dead things:   14:8-9.  Eating food from dead thing;

Wedding Feast & Riddle:  14:10-15.

Sampson’s Wife presses him to share the riddle:  14:16-18.

First act of Judgment:  14:19-20.

Things become problematic.  Jdges 15:1-2.

Sampson’s response to lost wife:   15:3-5.

Retaliation continues:  15:6,   and continues;  15:7-8.

Hip & thigh; means “kicked their butts”

Philistine Posse Judges 15:9-10.  Judah’s cowardly response.  15:11-13.

Sampson Goes Superman!. .  with a dead thing.  15:14-17.

Sampson’s Prayer of Faith?  15:18-19.

Philistines give Israel a little space. 15:20.

Jesus is Perfect Judge & King!   Mark 11:7-10,  Entry as King

Atoning Sacrifice: Phil. 2;6-8.  Return again as King!  Phil. 2:9-11.

Perfect Judge: 2 Thess. 1:5-10.

Isaiah Declares: 45:21-25   All will Bow: Romans 14:11-12.

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Judges 9: Why Is That In The Bible?

Judges 9: Why Is That In The Bible?

March 16, 2013

Setting The Stage: 8:30-35

Abimelek, Son of Gideon & concubine of Shechem

Power Grab:  9:1-5.

Little King & The Curse:  9:6-21.

A Short Reign then God’s Judgment: 9:22-29.

The 1st Big Fight.  9:39-41.

The Massacre at Shechem.   9:42-45.

Burning of the Tower 9:46-49.

Abimelek Continues His Attack.  9:50-57.

Why Is That In The Bible?  Believe It Or Not;  Intimacy!

1 John 4:7  Knowledge = Theology = Intimacy.

1. Theology of Man. Sinful = Evil,  Judges 17:6, Rom 3:23-24.

2. The Theology of God. God Reveals Himself To Us.

1. By Creation.   2.  Special Revelation: The Bible.

God’s most unpopular & offensive Attributes:

1. Holiness /Justice.  2. God’s Sovereignty

Judges 9:23:  “God stirred up animosity”?

Hardened Pharaoh's Heart?

Job 1:12  “Behold ,all that he has is in your hand.”

Judges: 2:13-14.   He Gave The Over.

Romans 1: 18, 24, 26, 28.  He Gave Them Up.

Rom. 3:25:  God presented Christ as a Sacrifice of Atonement!

God’s Popular Attributes: Mercy, Grace & Love.

What Kind of Love has the Father given us?!  1 John 3:1-2

John 20:31,  Ephs 1:7-12.   Grow Closer To God: Rom 7:24-25.

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Judges 7 & 8 Gideon In Action!

Judges 7 & 8 Gideon In Action!

March 9, 2013

Gideon Summons an army:   6:34, 35

God reduces the army’s size: 7:1-8, Why: 7:2. So Israel won’t boast in themselves.

God Graciously gives Gideon one more sign.  7:9-14.

Spontaneous Worship: 7:15.

Fear, Confusion, Defeat: 7:16-24.

Lil’ bit of Wartime Politicking:  8:1-3.

Poor choices of town leaders.  8:4-9.

Final Routing: 8:10-12.

Town leaders get a spanking:  8:13-17.

Judgment on Midan’s Princes.  8:18-21.

Foreshadow of things to come in Samuel.  8:22

Right Answer, Wrong Action: 8:23-27.

Why was it wrong?  Exd. 2:4-6.

God uses sinful people, because there are no righteous people. 8:28-32.

But Then. . . .  Worship of Baal-Berith.

Broken Hero pattern:  Why?  Jdg. 7:2,

Consider yourself.   1 Cr. 1:26-31

Righteous,  Romans 3:21-23, 1 Cr.6:11

Sanctified,  John 17-21

Redeemed,  Romans 3:24-28.

FAITH: Acknowledging & Depending that what God said is TRUE.

The Gospel, Jesus Christ is the Only Way to escape God’s Wrath!

John 14:6,  Acts 4:11-12,  Hebrews 10:29-31,

Are you ready to share the Gospel, no matter the cost?

Judges 7 and 8

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Judges 6; Talking To Angels

Judges 6; Talking To Angels

March 2, 2013

Gideon Chapter 6

What makes a Judge so special.   God

Rom. 3:23, Ephs. 2:5, Col. 2:13.

You are no better or worse than Gideon. God’s Grace gives value.

2. A prophet sent to rebuke the rebellious people (6:7-10)

3. Gideon commissioned by an angel to lead Israel (6:11-24)

Angel of the LORD.

What’s wrong with Gideon’s questions? Sin.  BUT!  Who am I?

1 Peter 2:9

Seeing God means death!  Judges 13:22

4. The altar of Baal and its grove destroyed by Gideon (6:25-32)

5. An army called together under Gideon (6:33-35)

6. The miracle of the fleece (6:34-40)

Do we doubt God?   John 20:29-31.

Can we trust the Old and New Testament?   2 Peter 1:16-21.

Your Plan This Week

Bible Study:   2 Peter 1:2-4,

Make Every Effort.  2 Peter 1:5-8,

Don’t forget Sunday on Monday.   2

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