Judges


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Freedom is Never Free

Scripture: Judges 2

Topic: Occasions > Fourth of July

Series: Judges: Principles to Live By

Topical Scripture: Judges 2:6-16 This is one of my favorite weeks of the year. Independence Day is always a deeply moving experience for me. I love the flags on display, the parades, the concerts. Each year our nation looks to our birth with gratitude, so we can look to our future with commitment. And we […]

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God + One

Scripture: Judges 7

Topic: Spiritual Life > Courage

Series: None

God + One Judges 7 James C. Denison “Extinguish Lights” is a bugle melody played by the military for nearly two centuries to signal the end of day and call soldiers to bed. It was apparently first played at a military funeral during the Civil War, and has since come to be identified especially with […]

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God Has a Dream

Scripture: Judges 13

Topic: Spiritual Life > Purpose

Series: Judges: Principles to Live By

Topical Scripture: Judges 13:1-7 “The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork” (Psalm 19:1). Lately, the heavens have been especially eloquent. In recent days, the moon and Venus have been the brightest objects in the nighttime sky. Though they are millions of miles apart, they seemed to nearly touch […]

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God Has No Grandchildren

Scripture: Judges 2

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Judges: Principles to Live By

Topical Scripture: Judges 2:6-16 A young Malian who immigrated to France will be made a French citizen and has been offered a job by the Paris fire brigade. This after he saved a child dangling from a balcony. Mamoudou Gassama climbed up four floors of the apartment building in seconds and rescued the child. He […]

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Right and Wrong Ways to Know God’s Will

Scripture: Judges 6

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: Judges: Principles to Live By

Topical Scripture: Judges 6 You know the world is changing when the World Health Organization proposes adding “gaming disorder” to its manual of disease classifications. According to the manual, “Gaming disorder is characterized by a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior.” Symptoms include a lack of control over gaming; giving gaming preference over other […]

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The Best Definition of Success

Scripture: Judges 4

Topic: Spiritual Life > Obedience

Series: Judges: Principles to Live By

Topical Scripture: Judges 4:1-24 Sonora Smart Dodd, one of six children raised by a widower, thought there should be an annual day to honor fathers. She went to local churches, shopkeepers, and government officials with her idea. She was successful: Washington State celebrated the nation’s first statewide Father’s Day on June 19, 1910. President Nixon […]

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The Man Who Prepared for War

Scripture: Judges 3

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Judges: Principles to Live By

Topical Scripture: Judges 3:12-30 October 10, 2011 was Les and Karen Ferguson’s twenty-fourth wedding anniversary. Les was at a preacher’s meeting when his wife and their twenty-one-year-old son, Cole, were shot to death in their home. The apparent killer had attended their church until being charged with sexually assaulting Cole, who had cerebral palsy. The […]

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