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The Prayer of a Father-to-Be

“Oh Lord I beg you. Let the Man of God You sent to us come again to teach us how to bring up the boy who is to be born.” Judges 13:8 Isaac. Samson. Jesus. The miraculous announcement of each … Continue reading

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The Affirmation Idol

You shall have no other gods before me. Exodus 20:3 In the book of Judges God’s people continued to return to idol worship. They bowed down to graven images as they served the gods of the people living in the … Continue reading

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Declared Righteous

When the angel of the LORD appeared to Gideon, he said,  “The LORD is with you, mighty warrior.” Judges 6:12   Two houses.  Similar in size.  Both ranch style, three bedroom  and two bath. One in Newport Beach, California and … Continue reading

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Challenge from the Book of Judges: Train Up A Child

After that whole generation had been gathered to their ancestors, another generation grew up who knew neither the LORD nor what he had done for Israel. Judges 2:10 The new generation neither knew God nor what he had done for … Continue reading

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Judges: Do We Take God Seriously?

In those days Israel had no king; everyone did as they saw fit.   Judges 17:6, 21:25 Judges 21:25 is the last verse in Judges and it summarizes well the content of this sad book. “Doing as one sees fit” … Continue reading

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Why study Judges?

Are you more comfortable camping out in the New Testament — maybe the Gospels or Paul’s letters to the churches? Does the Old Testament seem a bit..well…old for your liking? And really…in a culture that pushes back, “Don’t judge me!” … Continue reading

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