Monthly Archives: October 2013

10/27 Samuel’s Warning

Title: “Samuel’s Warning” Texts:   1 Samuel 8; Hebrews 8:8-13; Malachi 4:6 In a Nutshell: Life in Israel had declined to the point that the leadership set to take over was clearly inadequate.  But as God points out, those being lead were equally selfish and … Continue reading

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10/20 “The Levites Concubine”

      Texts:   Judges 19-21   In a Nutshell: Closing out Judges we see a lot of dysfunctional patterns resulting in a lot of impulsive reactions and eventually causing profound regrets.  This is the typical end result to a community … Continue reading

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10/13 “Sampson’s Addictions”

Texts:   Judges 13-16 In a Nutshell: Now in Israel’s sixth cycle of sin and oppression we see their “delivering judge” as not only succumbed by sin later in life, but struggling with personal sins his entire life.  From the time he … Continue reading

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10/9 “Gideon’s Failure”

Text: Judges 8 In a Nutshell: Spiritual maturity is not something you do, nor someplace to which you arrive. It is a discipline that demands constant attention to detail and ongoing discernment through Scripture and the leading of the Holy … Continue reading

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