Notes on Judges

JUDGES 1:1-2:5  -  ‘You were running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth? (Galatians 5:7).  Everything seems to be going well - ‘From victory to victory His army He shall lead till every foe is vanquished and Christ is Lord indeed’ (1-18; Church Hymnary, 481).  Things went badly wrong.  God commanded His people to …

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God’s love for us remains constant, even when our love for Him has grown very weak.

In the book of Judges, we see both sin and salvation - “The people of Israel did what the Lord considered evil” (Judges 3:7,12); “Then the people of Israel dried out to the Lord for help” (Judges 3:9,15); “The Lord sent a saviour to rescue them” (Judges 3:9,15). Viewed from the point of view of …

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Lord, we thank You that our lives are not controlled by what we are. They are transformed by what You are.

Judges 14:10-16:3Lord, we thank You that our lives are not controlled by what we are. They are transformed by what You are. We are sinners. You are the God of grace, Shall our sin triumph over Your grace? - "God forbid!" (Romans 6:1-2). "Sin shall not have dominion over us" (Romans 6:14). Your grace has brought us forgiveness. May …

Continue reading Lord, we thank You that our lives are not controlled by what we are. They are transformed by what You are.