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Judges 13 - AMP

2 And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the tribe of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren and had no children. 3 And the See footnote on Gen. 16:7. Note that in Judg. 13:22 the Angel of the Lord is identified with God.Angel of the Lord appeared to the woman and said to her, Behold, you are barren and have no children, but you shall become pregnant and bear a son. 4 Therefore beware and drink no wine or strong drink and eat nothing unclean. 5 For behold, you shall become pregnant and bear a son. No razor shall come upon his head, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from birth, and he shall begin to deliver Israel out of the hands of the Philistines. 6 Then the woman went and told her husband, saying, A It is clear from Judg. 13:3, 21 that this messenger was the Angel of the Lord.Man of God came to me and his face was like the face of the Angel of God, to be greatly and reverently feared. I did not ask him from where he came, and he did not tell me his name. 7 But he said to me, Behold, you shall become pregnant and bear a son, and now drink no wine or strong drink and eat nothing unclean, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from birth to the day of his death. 8 Then Manoah entreated the Lord and said, O Lord, let the Man of God whom You sent come again to us and teach us what we shall do with the child that shall be born. 9 And God listened to the voice of Manoah, and the Angel of God came again to the woman as she sat in the field; but Manoah her husband was not with her. 10 And the woman ran in haste and told her husband and said to him, Behold, the Man who came to me the other day has appeared to me. 11 And Manoah arose and went after his wife and came to the Man and said to him, Are you the Man who spoke to this woman? And he said, I am. 12 And Manoah said, Now when your words come true, how shall we manage the child, and what is he to do? 13 And the Angel of the Lord said to Manoah, Let the mother beware of all that I told her. 14 She may not eat of anything that comes from the grapevine, nor drink wine or strong drink nor eat any unclean thing. All that I commanded her let her observe. 15 And Manoah said to the Angel of the Lord, Pray, let us detain you that we may prepare a kid for you. 16 And the Angel of the Lord said to Manoah, Though you detain me, I will not eat of your food, but if you make ready a burnt offering, offer it to the Lord. For Manoah did not know that he was the Angel of the Lord. 17 And Manoah said to the Angel of the Lord, What is your name, so that when your words come true, we may do you honor? 18 And the Angel of the Lord said to him, Why do you ask my name, seeing it is wonderful? 19 So Manoah took the kid with the cereal offering and offered it upon a rock to the Lord, the Angel working wonders, while Manoah and his wife looked on. 20 For when the flame went up toward the heavens from the altar, the Angel of the Lord ascended in the altar flame. And Manoah and his wife looked on, and they fell on their faces to the ground. 21 The Angel of the Lord did not appear again to Manoah or to his wife. Then Manoah knew that he was the Angel of the Lord. 22 And Manoah said to his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God. 23 But his wife said to him, If the Lord were pleased to kill us, He would not have received a burnt offering and a cereal offering from our hands, nor have shown us all these things or now have announced such things as these. 24 And the woman bore a son and called his name Samson; and the child grew and the Lord blessed him. 25 And the Spirit of the Lord began to move him at times in Mahaneh-dan between Zorah and Eshtaol.



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Abraham Obadare avatar
The Woman in Manoah’s Life
Shared by: Abraham Obadare on Aug, 2016
Summary: Men are afraid sometimes, but if they would be open to their God-fearing wives, a lot of burdens would be lifted off of them and vice vasa
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What is Your Calling? (Part 7)
Shared by: Ajai Prakash on Mar, 2016
Summary: The call of God has been upon our life much before even we could comprehend our left hand from the right. That is the time when God had people in place who would take care to raise us up. How has your call played out? Do you see yourself facilitating ...
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Judges 13:1-25
Views: 343
Tom Shepard avatar
How To Live Beyond Our Mistakes
Shared by: Tom Shepard on Feb, 2016
Summary: This sermon looks at the life of Samson and the mistakes he made. If we do four things perhaps we will not make as many mistakes. 1. Learn from your MISTAKES 2. Choose your friends WISELY 3. Take God SERIOUSLY 4. Never Give up on GOD
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Judges 13:1-16:31
Denomination: Independent Bible
Views: 7,676
John Gaston avatar
His Hair Began to Grow Again
Shared by: John Gaston on Jan, 2016
Summary: Samson was a type of the believer. He was 1). A Man Moved by the Spirit, 2). A Man who lost touch with God, and 3). A Man whose walk with God (hair) was Restored.
Scripture: Judges 13:1-16:22
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 1,020
Rev. Clarence Eisberg avatar
Samson and His Mid-Life Crisis
Shared by: Rev. Clarence Eisberg on Oct, 2015
Summary: The amazing thing about the story of Samson and Delilah is that it comes at the height of his career. The key to the story is found in the last verse of Judges 15. “Now Samson led Israel for twenty years in the days of the Philistines.” (15:20)
Scripture: Judges 13:1-5
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 465
Christian Cheong avatar
Don't Take God's Grace for Granted
Shared by: Christian Cheong on Aug, 2015
Summary: God chose, blessed and empowered Samson, but he squandered the grace of God for most part of his life. he lived an unhappy, messed up life. Don't take the grace of God for granted.
Thomas Swope avatar
Consecrated Without Communion
Shared by: Thomas Swope on Jul, 2015
Summary: A study of the book of Judges chapter 13 verses 1 through 25
Series: Judges
Michael McCartney avatar
Samson
Shared by: Michael McCartney on Jul, 2015
Summary: “Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay and cost you more than you want to pay.”This statement – which is a profound biblical truth describes the life of our Bible character Samson.
Series: THE BIBLE
Troy Borst avatar
God Does Amazing Things
Shared by: Troy Borst on Jun, 2015
Summary: What did they do that we can learn from? First, they asked God to teach them what to do. Second, they committed themselves to obedience. Third, they kept an attitude of worship.
John Lowe avatar
Manoah
Shared by: John Lowe on May, 2015
Summary: Oddly enough, I believe it’s Samson’s mother who was the more level headed and perhaps strongest, spiritually in the family. It’s from her that I hope we can gain some important lessons.
Scripture: Judges 13:1-14:3
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 642
Rodney Johnson avatar
Our Reputation Precedes Us
Shared by: Rodney Johnson on Feb, 2015
Summary: This message focuses on the importance of natural and spiritual reputations and how those reputations are developed.
Mark Aarssen avatar
An eye full
Shared by: Mark Aarssen on Mar, 2014
Summary: If you are a Christian you have been given gifts from God and you are expected to use them for God and His Kingdom.
bala samson avatar
My Dad is my King!
Shared by: bala samson on Jul, 2013
Summary: God is looking for people with proper understand of His love and power!
John Beukema avatar
Broken: How God Uses Defective People
Shared by: John Beukema on May, 2013
Summary: The Bible is filled with stories of fractured lives and messy situations. From these we can learn truths about how God works.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Judges 13:1-25
Denomination: Brethren
Views: 8,719
Steve Ely avatar
The Strongman - Pt. 2 - Demands of Deliverance
Shared by: Steve Ely on Apr, 2013
Summary: Comic book character? Superhuman? Incredibly strong. Incredibly flawed. The Strongman teaches us strong lessons.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Judges 13:1-5
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 613
Steve Ely avatar
The Strongman - Pt. 1 - Fatal Flaws
Shared by: Steve Ely on Apr, 2013
Summary: Comic book character? Super human? Incredibly strong. Incredibly flawed. The Strongman teaches us strong lessons.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Judges 13:24-25
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 823
Ricky Sinclair avatar
Self Discipline
Shared by: Ricky Sinclair on Feb, 2013
Summary: Discipline does not automatically make someone a leader, but no one can lead for long without it.
Ed Vasicek avatar
Special Births Connected to Christmas: Samson, Samuel, and John: the Naziri
Shared by: Ed Vasicek on Dec, 2012
Summary: There are only three men in Scripture who were under a Nazirite Vow from birth: Samson, Samuel, and John the Baptist. They show us a pattern that is fulfilled in the birth and ministry of Jesus. Though they were in the limelight, they really prepared the
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Scripture: Judges 13:3-5
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 2,532
Daniel Habben avatar
Most Likely to Succeed (theme from Ray Pritchard)
Shared by: Daniel Habben on Sep, 2012
Summary: God blessed Samson with great parents...as many of us have. What are we doing with that blessing? God also always tells us what we need to know even though it's not always what we want to know.
Scripture: Judges 13:1-25
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 1,110
Thomas Swope avatar
The Angel of Yahweh Is?
Shared by: Thomas Swope on Aug, 2012
Summary: A study of the book of Judges chapter 13
Series: Judges
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Judges 13:1-25
Denomination: Calvary Chapel
Views: 739
Steve Ely avatar
Used
Shared by: Steve Ely on May, 2012
Summary: We are used by God. We see miracles. We see His hand work through our hands. Is that enough? Is there more?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Judges 13:24-25
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,140
Stephen  Funderburk avatar
fall of a superhero
Shared by: Stephen Funderburk on Feb, 2012
Summary: Samson was a superhero as long as he walked with God, without God, he failed. You either go with God, or go alone.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Judges 13:1-16:12
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 1,606
John Perry avatar
Unintended destinations
Shared by: John Perry on Oct, 2011
Summary: There are going to be many of God's people who at the end of their lives end up at an unintended destination. The devil's number 1 job apart from hell is to have you end up at a destination you never intended to arrive at.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Judges 13:3-16:22
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,267
Wilbur Madera Rivas avatar
¿A quién o a qué Adoras?
Shared by: Wilbur Madera Rivas on Jun, 2011
Summary: Aquello que adores, te controlará
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Judges 13:1-16:31
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 1,038
Jeffery Anselmi avatar
The Samson Syndrome
Shared by: Jeffery Anselmi on May, 2011
Summary: There is a lesson we can learn from Samson
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Judges 13:1-16:21
Views: 2,547
Steve Ely avatar
Reverse - Pt. 3
Shared by: Steve Ely on Mar, 2011
Summary: Taken down. Shoulders on the mat. No way of escape seems available. Could it be that God is setting up reverse instead?
Series: Reverse
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Judges 13:24-16:30
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 855
Jimmy Haile avatar
He-Man With She Problems!
Shared by: Jimmy Haile on Jan, 2011
Summary: Samson had problems but he still ended up in hall of faith found in Hebrews 11
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Judges 13:1-16:31
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 452
Michael McCartney avatar
Samson pt 1
Shared by: Michael McCartney on Sep, 2010
Summary: Samson’s life reveals to us 7 choices that will lead us to blindness. He was called by God for a specific purpose and God used him in spite of his character flaws.
Brian Bill avatar
When Good Parenting Goes Bad
Shared by: Brian Bill on May, 2010
Summary: Godly parents don't always produce godly children.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Judges 13:1-14:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,888
Mike Woodham avatar
It can happen to anyone.
Shared by: Mike Woodham on May, 2010
Summary: Satan wants to take away your strength, your joy of the Lord, he wants to take away you song, and blind to the things of God and get you to the point where you can not discern right from wrong.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Judges 13:1-16:31
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 704