The Lesson and Life

The Lesson and Life for July 17, 2011

by Tom Moll Following 40 years of peace the Israelites rebelled against God and he raised up the Moabites to humble them. They repented and cried out for help. God answered, raising up Ehud, the left-handed judge. Empowered by God Ehud easily could have been intimidated by the power and might of Moab. Instead he […]

Small Group Questions

Where You Live for July 17, 2011

by Dan Lentz 1. When making a decision, do you act quickly and decisively, or slowly and deliberately? Regardless of your decision making style, give an example when a decision has turned out well for you. Read Judges 3:15-25, 29, 30. 2. Consider some of the decisions made in this passage: • Israel’s decision to cry […]

The Lesson and Life

The Lesson and Life for July 10, 2011

by Tom Moll The book of Judges is a “roller coaster ride” through a couple hundred years of Israel’s history. There are highs when the children of Israel are obedient. There are lows when they are drawn in by the culture around them and, through disobedience, walk away from God’s protection. Seen on the ride […]