Sermons

Judges 2:7-19

Key Thought: The People of God need a permanent Deliverer, which is ultimately found in Jesus Christ.

  1. Background
    1. The Land of Canaan
      1. Baal Worship
      2. The Bible's description of the religion of the Land
        1. Deut. 9:4
        2. Deut. 18:9-14
        3. Lev. 18:6-30
        *Canaan was full of sexually perverted witches who slaughtered their own children as a part of their religion
    2. Cycle
      1. Rebellion
      2. Retribution
      3. Repentance
      4. Rescue
    3. Define "Judges" - A "Deliverer" or "Savior"
  2. Overview
    1. 12 successive judges
    2. Entire book not all about Judges
  3. Practical Applications
    1. Unity
    2. Don't quit before the job is done
    3. The LORD has "pity" on His people (2:18)
    4. Importance of "experiential" knowledge of God (2:10)
    5. Leadership of Judah seen in beginning and at the end of the book