Samson is Born

Bible Study Lesson — Judges 13:1-25 I’m sure you know most of the story of Samson, the strongest man in the world. He lived, fought the Philistines, and of course lost his strength when Delilah cut his hair. Today in the Book of Judges, we’ll take a look at the…

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Bricks without Straw - Moses Goes to Pharaoh

Bible Study Lesson — Judges 11:1-11 Have you ever been to a church or even an event where you did not feel welcome? This probably has happened to all of us at one time or another. Was it our fault? Maybe, but as Henry Ford said to Lee Iacoca when…

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Jephthah and the Philistines' oppression

Bible Study Lesson — Judges 10:1-18 Many people are like children. But will these children ever learn a lesson? I’m speaking of the Israelites in the Book of Judges. These verses are about Jephthah and the Philistines’ oppression. Each chapter in Judges usually begins with either; Israel found favor with…

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Abimelech and the Consequences of His Actions

Bible Study Lesson — Judges 9:25-57 Do you believe in consequences of actions you take? I’m sure you do. In school, most of us learned in science class the truths of cause and effect. “If you do this — that happens.“, right? This is the center point of our lesson…

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Authority of Jesus

Bible Study Lesson — Judges 9:7-24 Do you know of anyone in politics who is absolutely worthless? Wait! Don’t go naming names just yet. The story today is about the parable of the trees told by Jotham and the anointing of a worthless king, Abimelech. This king killed all who…

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Authority of Jesus

Bible Study Lesson — Judges 9:1-6 The great judge Gideon is dead. It’s time for Israel to choose a new leader. Wouldn’t the son of Gideon be a logical choice? Enter: Gideon’s son Abimelech and his rise to be the most powerful man in Israel. Lets go through this Old…

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God can help

Bible Study Lesson — Judges 8:22-35 When we list our priorities, do we put God at the top of the list? The study today is about wealth, power and worship. Gideon made an ephod (explained below) out of gold the people of Israel donated. He, like many of us, became…

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Authority of Jesus

Bible Study Lesson — Judges 8:1-21 In this episode, Gideon is once again challenged – not so much by the force of his enemies, Zebah and Zalmunna but by the refusal of people to help him and his army. In earlier chapters, we saw Gideon as weak and without much…

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