Summary: Success lies not in achieving what you aim at but in aiming at what you ought to achieve. Samson missed the mark. His aim was his pleasures. It cost him the ultimate sacrifice, his life. It’s easy to see ourselves through his mistakes. Let’s examine it to
The name Samson comes from the Hebrew word meaning "strong" His life was to be an example of strength and honor.
We can divide his life into three equal parts:
1. His Conception
2. His Calling
3. His Corruption
When all is said and done, Samson was sidelined by sin. He was to be an instrument of deliverance to his lost world. Though he may of had the last word, the memory of his failure lives on. Let’s examine the Corruption that led to his fatal fall!
I. His Power (13:24-25)
II. His Pleasure (14:1-3)
III. His Problem (16:1-2)
IV. His Promise (16:17)
Conclusion: Prayer is the key to real success. We stand tallest when we are on our knees, a place where Samson failed to recognize until it was too late!