June 20, 2021
God gives the entire land of Israel to the people, yet the people stop when life gets easy. They allow idols and other cultures to live in their midst. At Bokim, they break the covenant, turn away from God and do whatever is ‘right in their own eyes.’ Today we begin by taking a look at the overarching themes of Judges and learning how to stay true when everything seems ‘to good to be true.’
July 18, 2021
There are times when it seems like we’ve got everything under control and that we can take on the world. The truth is, God is the only one in control. When we feel like we have the world by the tail we quickly discover that that beast can turn on us. It’s important to live life with God at the steering wheel instead of the co-pilot. Sampson learned that taking things into his own hands can cause a world of trouble but following God can turn things around.