Monthly Archives: September 2013

9/29 Gideon’s Faith

Texts:   Judges 6:14, 28-40; 7:1-24 In a Nutshell: Judges 6:14 “Go in this might of yours and save Israel from the hand of Midian; do not I send you?” Gideon’s “might” was his desire to trust and his willingness to obey, it wasn’t perfection, nor good … Continue reading

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9/22 “Gideon’s Fears”

Texts:   Judges 6:1-27 In a Nutshell: The Angel of the Lord said, “The Lord is with you…”  Gideon said, “If the Lord is with us, why then has all this happened to us?” And the Lord turned to him and said, “Go … Continue reading

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9/15 “Outliving Your Leaders” Judges 2:1-10; Joshua 24:28-33; 1:1-5

Summary:  God uses leaders to prepare us to do even greater works than any one person is capable of accomplishing.  But we outlive our leaders when God’s work continues beyond their lives and limitations to display His faithfulness through an … Continue reading

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9/8 “Distracted Men and Decisive Women”

Text:   Judges 4&5 In a Nutshell: The “pattern” of living we see during “the days of Shamgar & Jael” started out with “Israel again doing what was evil in the sight of the Lord” (4:1), “new gods being chosen” resulting with “war in the … Continue reading

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