Judges 20 – 21

Judges 20:1-28 God uses a sinful and shameful situation – ‘Such a thing has never happened or been seen from … More

Judges 18:14 – 19:30

Judges 18:14-19:30 ‘Keep quiet’ – There is a guilty silence which comes from disobedience (18:18-20). When God’s people remain silent, … More

Judges 16:4 – 18:13

Judges 16:4-31 The story of Samson is a story of tragedy and triumph. We see Samson’s tragedy – ‘”I will … More

Judges 14:10-16:3

Judges 14:10-16:3 ‘This man receives sinners’ (Luke 15:2). These are the words of legalistic Pharisees. They were intended as an … More

Judges 13:1 – 14:9

Judges 13: 1-14:9 Samson’s birth was announced by an angel. Jesus’ birth was announced by angels (13:3; Luke 1:30-33; 2:8-14). … More

Judges 9:50 – 12:15

Judges 9:50-11:11 With verses 56-57, read Romans 1:18 – ‘The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness … More

Judges 7:15 – 9:49

Judges 7:15-8:35 ‘For the Lord and for Gideon’ (7:18). Notice who comes first. It is not Gideon. It is the … More

Judges 6:11 – 7:14

Judges 6:11-7:14 ‘We are weak but He is strong’ (Church Hymnary, 418). In himself, Gideon was weak (15). In the … More

Judges 4:1 – 6:10

Judges 4:1-5:11 Barak is an example of ‘faith’ (Hebrews 11:32-34). Faith involves believing God’s promise – ‘I will give…’ and … More

Judges 1 – 3

Judges 1:1-2:5 – ‘You were running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth? (Galatians 5:7). Everything seems to be … More

The Downward Slope!

The book of Joshua speaks of a high-point in the history of God’s people, Israel. By faith, they took possession … More

Judges 20:29-21:25

Judges ends on such a sad note: ‘every man did what was right in his own eyes’ (21:25). This situation … More

Judges 20:1-28

God uses a sinful and shameful situation – ‘Such a thing has never happened or been seen from the day … More

Judges 18:14-19:30

‘Keep quiet’ – There is a guilty silence which comes from disobedience (18:18-20). When God’s people remain silent, things go … More

Judges 17:1-18:13

Things are not going well – ‘every man did that which was right in his own eyes’ (17:6). People were … More

Judges 16:4-31

The story of Samson is a story of tragedy and triumph. We see Samson’s tragedy – ‘”I will go out … More

Judges 14:10-16:3

‘This man receives sinners’ (Luke 15:2). These are the words of legalistic Pharisees. They were intended as an insult. They … More

Judges 13: 1-14:9

Samson’s birth was announced by an angel. Jesus’ birth was announced by angels (13:3; Luke 1:30-33; 2:8-14). Samson’s death was … More

Judges 11:12-12:15

Israel was not looking for trouble – ‘Let us pass…through your land to our country’. The Amorites insisted on fighting … More

Judges 9:50-11:11

With verses 56-57, read Romans 1:18 – ‘The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and wickedness … More

Judges 9:1-49

Things were going from bad to worse! The people of Israel had forgotten ‘the Lord their God’ (8:34). ‘The enemy’ … More

Judges 7:15-8:35

‘For the Lord and for Gideon’ (7:18). Notice who comes first. It is not Gideon. It is the Lord! ‘The … More

Judges 6:11-7:14

‘We are weak but He is strong’ (Church Hymnary, 418). In himself, Gideon was weak (15). In the Lord, he … More

Judges 5:12-6:10

‘The people of the Lord marched down for Him against the mighty (13) – God is still calling His people … More

Judges 4:1-5:11

Barak is an example of ‘faith’ (Hebrews 11:32-34). Faith involves believing God’s promise – ‘I will give…’ and obeying His … More

Judges 2:6-3:31

What sadness there is in the words of 2:10 – ‘there arose another generation…who did not know the Lord…’! As … More

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 – … More