Category Archives: Judges

June 16 – Peace – The God of Peace

**Peace. It sometimes feels hard to find. But God promised us peace throughout His Word. In fact, He offered Himself in the form of humanity and conquered death so that you and I can know peace. He is the God … Continue reading

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April 7 – Jesse Tree – Gideon

Read Judges 6:1-16, 7:1-24 “The Lord answered, ‘I will be with you.’” Judges 6:16 Things had gotten pretty bad for the nation of Israel.   They were getting further and further from God.  God had not moved in His love for them.  They … Continue reading

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March 5 – Do Not Fear – Seven Words for Unafraid

Read Judges 6:1-40 Hiding for fear. That’s how we find Gideon when we meet him in Judges 6. Afraid. Understandably so. Fear weaves through his story like thread in a quilt. The Midianites had bullied Gideon’s people into hiding after stealing … Continue reading

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January 16 – God’s Will – God’s will and fleeces

Read Judges 6:1-40 As a child, I used my own share of “fleeces” in attempts to discern the outcome of future events or to determine the will of God for my life.  I can remember standing in front of our house … Continue reading

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July 17 – His story : Man’s rescue – Judges

Read Judges 3:1-4:23 Conquest.” That is the overarching term that is often placed over Joshua…both the book and the person. Under this man’s leadership, the people of God settled into the Promised Land, routing the people who were there. But as … Continue reading

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April 24 – Songs of Praise – Who Gets the Credit?

Read Judges 4:1-5:31 Who will get the credit?  Who will receive the recognition?  Deborah told Barak he wasn’t going to be the one.  Even though he would rally 10,000 troops, there would be one whose reputation would be greater than his.  In spite of the … Continue reading

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March 1 – Transformation Testimonies – Gideon

Read Judges 6:1-7:25 We don’t know how he made it to this point. Somehow Gideon had managed to keep his wheat crop alive and away from the ruin of the Midianites. So when the time came for him to thresh what … Continue reading

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October 31 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Jephthah

Read Judges 11:29-40 “God, if you will just rescue me from this situation, I will…” Have you ever prayed a prayer like that? What was your situation? What was your vow? Did God rescue? Did you keep your promise? Jephthah’s … Continue reading

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January 28: Broken People, Faithful God

Read Judges 21 “In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes” (v. 25). It’s a perfect summary for the weeks we have spent here in this book called Judges. The … Continue reading

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January 27: Called Out of Depravity

Read Judges 20 It was civil war at its worst. An entire tribe of Israel seceded from the nation, and twenty-five thousand men died in just one day of fighting. The troubled Levite who lost his concubine the night they … Continue reading

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