The 9th, 10th & 11th Judge - Ibzan, Elon, and Abdon

November 5, 2017

An assumption can be made that each of these judges came to power to deliver Israel from captivity.


The 8th Judge: Jephthah (Part 4)

October 29, 2017

Jephthah, showing no mercy, slays about 42000 Ephraimites, almost the total male population of the whole tribe.

Jephthah got his promotion but at what price.

It wasn’t his fault he was the son of a prostitute, nor kicked by his brothers, but he was responsible for how he behaved


The 8th Judge: Jephthah (Part3)

October 22, 2017

Jephthah’s vow was irresponsible because God forbade human sacrifice.

Jephthah was so permeated in the culture of his day that he thought like a pagan and so acted like one in his vow


The 8th Judge: Jephthah (Part2)

October 15, 2017

This time the Lord said He was not going to deliver Israel this time.

Jephthah and Israel were so far from God that they never really knew Him.

How gracious a God who brought Israel the victory even though their sin.


The 8th Judge: Jephthah

October 8, 2017

The enemy armies were gathering together and Israel looks for a leader absent of God.


The 6th & 7th Judges: Tola & Jair

August 27, 2017

The time period in Judges, chapter 10 is about 250 years after the days of Joshua. The Tabernacle, the high priest were not mentioned in the Book of Judges Israel has gone though a number of sin, slavery, supplication, salvation cycles but they have gradually gone further and further away from God.


Gideon’s Legacy (Part 2)

August 20, 2017

Abimelech is killed by a random millstone dropped by a woman. God was guiding the millstone as His vengeance.


Gideon’s Legacy

August 13, 2017

Abimelech killing his brothers was calculated, time consuming, and an act of murder that occurred one by one. The people knew what kind of man he was but accepted him anyway.


The 5th Judge: Gideon (Part 5)

August 6, 2017

Gideon may being saying he doesn't want to be king, but he was acting like it.

Gideon actually leaves Israel in worse shape than when he started


The 5th Judge: Gideon (Part 4)

July 30, 2017

Gideon's Battles

He had to fight against Midianites

He had to fight against the Israelites

He had to fight against himself