Archive for January, 2019

Timeline of Truth: Samson, the Selfish Judge – The Birth of Samson (Judges 13:1-25)

Monday, January 28th, 2019
Timeline of Truth: Judges

Samson is the last in the cycles of Judges, and the lowest judge with regard to his conduct. Samson’s account starts out with his supernaturally announced birth to his then barren mother. Though Samson ends up living for himself through his life and even his death (as we will see in future lessons), God still works through this rescuer to keep the nation of Israel on course to fulfill God’s promises. God reigns, and works even through imperfect and immoral leaders.

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Timeline of Truth: The Six Minor Judges (Judges 3, 10, 12)

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Timeline of Truth:  The Six Minor Judges (Judges 3:31; 10:1-5; 12:8-15)   Most have heard of Gideon, Samson, Barak, and Jepthah. Some have heard of Othniel and Ehud. Most have never heard of Shamgar, Tola, Jair, Ibzan, Elon, and Abdon, the six minor judges reported in the Book of Judges in just 14 verses. What can we learn from these “hardly mentioned” rescuers?

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