Category Archives: Judges

World In Caos

Troubled Times

“This know also, that the last Days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, truce- breakers, false accusers incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, traitors, heady, high-minded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God.…

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Political Language

Pure

“Blessed are the pure in heart: for They shall obtain mercy.” Matthew 5:8. Certain words are not used often in the English language, but the fact of the matter is that a specific word may be found again and again in the Bible. One such word is “Pure”. When we go to the dictionary the…

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War Is Coming!

“Then all the children of Israel, and all the people, went up, and came unto the house of God, and wept, and sat there before the Lord, and fasted that day until even, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the Lord.”  Judges 20:26.  There is a rule in a war that is tantamount…

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Greed

Watch Ambition

“Thus God rendered the wickedness of Abimelech, which he did unto his father, in slaying his seventy brethren.” Judges 9:56. Ambition can be and often is a dangerous desire upon not only the person who is ambitious but also those who follow the person who is ambitious. . In Holy Scripture, people who accomplish great…

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Finding A Leader

“And when they told it to Jotham, he went and stood in the top of mount Gerizim, and lifted up his voice, and cried, and said unto them, Hearken unto me, ye men of Shechem, that God may hearken unto you.”  Judges 9:7. Every four years the United States votes for a leader for our…

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Few Friends-Only Associates

“And the men of Ephraim said unto him, why hast thou served us thus, that thou calledst us not, when thou wentest to fight with the Midianites? And they did chide with him sharply. And he said unto them, what have I done now in comparison of you? Is not the gleaning of the grapes…

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Cause And Effect

Answer The Call

“And there came an angel of the Lord, and sat under an oak which was in Oph’rah, that pertained unto Jo’ash the A’bi-ez’rite: and his son Gideon threshed wheat by the winepress, to hide it from the Mid’i-anites.” Judges 6:11. Often the remarks will be said “Well, it just happened that way”.   This comment…

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We Sing For A Reason

“Then sang Deb’o-rah and Ba’rak the son of A-bin’o-am on that day, saying, Praise ye the Lord for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves.”   Judges 5:1-2. In Western culture there are at least three reasons why we burst out in singing. Every person who sings seldom hums without some recall of…

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A Female Judge in Old Testament

A Woman In Charge

“And she dwelt under the palm tree of Deb’o-rah between Ra’mah and Beth-el in mount E’phra-im: and the children of Israel came up to her for judgment.”   Judges 4:5. It has been a fact that women have played a very dominant role in the culture of the Israel life both in the past and…

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