DRIVING OUT YOUR ENEMIES


Nothing has changed from the days of the Judges
- people still do what is right
in their own eyes.
Absolutes are shoved aside
and the result is bondage to sin.
Only God's truths
and moral principles bring peace and freedom from bondage

 

 

Preparation

A Study of Overcomers
in a land of "the overcome"

                           
....Warren Wiersbe


 

Spine for Binder (PDF)
Advertising: Tabloid Cover
Judges: Leader Planning Guide
Key Word bookmark
How to Do a Character Study
Glossary: Hebrew Meanings of Names
Review: The Torah
Timeline: Book of Judges
Commentary: Tom Constables' Notes
Application: The Book of Judges


Lesson One          (1,2, 17-21)
Setting
 

Homework Help: Enemies of Israel
Cross-References

Chart: Time for New Leadership
Cousins in the Middle East
Video: Easily Learn God's 10 Commandments
Picture: I Will Never Break My Covenant with You
Idols in The Land
Video: Introduction to Judges  by Mark Lanier
(Kay Notes) From Victory to Defeat.
                        From Zeal to Complacency. Why?

(Pete) Incomplete Obedience


Lesson Two          (2-3)
Othniel, Ehud, Shamgar

  Cross-References
Chart:
How to Be Victorious!
Crying Out
Downward Path of Idolatry
Poem: Opportunity by Edward Sill
(Kay): Breaking the Cycle of Sin
(Pete) Cycle of Sin

Lesson Three      (4-5)
Deborah, Barak
 

Cross-References
Chart:
Leaders & Volunteers
Deborah-Barak   ( MSPowerPoint)
(Kay): What Brings Songs of Victory? A "Yes" Moment
(Pete) Challenges, Choices, Confidence, and Courage


Lesson Four         (6-8)
Gideon

  Cross-References
Diagram: Priestly Garments, The Ephod
Chart
: Growing Valiant Warriors
How to Know the Will of God
Hymn- Am I a Soldier of the Cross?
Video: Authorship & Focus of Judges   by Mark Lanier
(Kay): Becoming a Valiant Warrior
(Pete) Valiant Wararior or Doubting Thomas

Lesson Five        (9-12)
Abimelech, Jephthah

 

Cross-References
Chart
: Rejected by "The Family"
Jepthhah's Vow
Prayer: of National Repentance
Prayer:
for a son
(Kay): Integrity, Conviction, Courage
(Pete) Choosing Leaders


Lesson Six      (13-16)
Samson
  Cross-References
The Angel of the LORD
Chart -
Beware of Becoming Weary
Chart - Rise & Fall of Samson
The Mighty Ones
(Kay): Beware of Being Weary
(Pete) Step by Step

Lesson Seven  (17-21)
The Times

 

Cross-References
Chart-
No King in Israel
Chart- God's Law Brings Blessing
Post-Modernism
Final Look: How Am I Changed by Studying Judges?
(Kay): Understanding the Times, Meeting the Need
(Pete) Doing What's Right in Your Own Sight
Video: Archaelogy, "Contradictions" of Book of Judges   by Mark Lanier
Video: Summation- Accurate Historical Reconstruction  by Mark Lanier


 

 

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