November 9, 2016
Judges 6 Before moving to deliever the Israelites, God calls Gideon to "Tear down your father's altar to Baal and cut down the Asherah pole beside it." Rescue started with a return to right living.
October 13, 2016
Judges 12 opens with the close of the story of Jephthah, judge of Israel. He was used by God...but he cannot be seen as a hero apart from the consequences of his weak theology and insecurities. Jesus came to bring us into a different type of kingdom, one Jephthah could never have imagined.
October 7, 2016
Judges 10 & 11
Strong faith and weak theology has serious consequences.