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  • Gideon Kept The Country Quiet For Forty Years Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 24, 2019
     | 512 views

    Thus was Midian subdued before the children of Israel. The Midianites were humbled and brought under the authority of Israel by the hand of Gideon; their power over Israel was broken, and the Israelites were liberated out of their hands.

    Chapter 34 Gideon Kept the Country Quiet for Forty Years [Judges 8.28] Scripture 28 Thus was Midian subdued before the children of Israel, so that they lifted up their heads no more. And the country was in quietness forty years in the days of Gideon. Commentary 28 Thus was Midian ...read more

  • Mother's Awake!

    Contributed by Mike Mizell on May 11, 2003
    based on 77 ratings
     | 10,936 views

    Mother’s Day message to challenge moms to make a differecne right where they are.

    Mother’s Awake! Judges 4:4-9 Today we salute all our mothers and tell you thanks for doing an awesome job. The world would be a horrible place without the influence of mothers. Think of all the wisdom dished out by our mothers. Everything that we’ve needed to know somewhere a long the line mom ...read more

  • Gideon - A Critical Mistake Series

    Contributed by Don Jones on Feb 13, 2009
    based on 23 ratings
     | 17,884 views

    Gideon defeated the Midianites. He was the "mighty warrior". He made a critical mistake in his life and led the way to idolatry once more.

    Gideon - A Critical Mistake Judges 8:22-35 Introduction Thomas Huxley stated in 1902, "A man’s worst difficulties begin when he is able to do as he likes." The battle was over. Gideon and the 300 were triumphant. The enemies of Israel were subdued and they were free to work and ...read more

  • The "If" Of Everyman Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Aug 14, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 6,043 views

    Reflections on Gideon’s question, "If the Lord is with us, why have these things happened to us?"

    The “If” Of Every Man Judges 6:13 Intro.: Tell the story of Israel’s plight: 1. 40 years of peace followed by apostasy. 2. Oppression by the Midianites. Judges 6:1-6 3. A message from a prophet. Response unknown. 7-10 4. The appearance of an angel to Gideon, through whom God would deliver ...read more

  • Commentary On Deborah

    Contributed by Narinder Choranji on Aug 22, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,555 views

    Deborah’s life story encourages us to be courageous, valiant and to trust in God by inquiring of him and following His instructions.

    **INTRODUCTION** The bible is full of characters who we can learn from. We can learn things we should and shouldn't do from their examples. All of us must have a hero in the bible someone that we would like to aspire to. Many boys these days like to pretend that they are spider man. Other than ...read more

  • Have We Truly Grasped The Love Of God? Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Oct 28, 2019
     | 915 views

    God kept providing for sinning Israel but how did Israel respond?

    We continue our learning about our God and people as we now look at Judges Chapter 3; please open your Bibles there…….. Read along with me, Judges 3:1-31……….. As we had noted from Judges Chapters 1 and 2 the last couple of weeks, God’s Chosen People disobeyed God by not only allowing ...read more

  • God Is Always Speaking

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Sep 20, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,597 views

    One of the great things about God is that He constantly offers a way out of the trouble we are in. For the people of Israel, their problem was caused by their sin, and so the solution began by dealing with it.

    Passage: Judges 6:1-11 Intro: Early in our marriage, Jan and I discovered that communication could be a challenge! 1. particularly when trying to describe the solution to a structural problem of some kind. Il) like rearranging the furniture. 2. we discovered best way was to ...read more

  • "Putting Out A Fleece" (Gideon) Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 21, 2002
    based on 104 ratings
     | 13,867 views

    Gideon’s asking for a sign has nothing to do with determining God’s will—God already clearly told Gideon what to do. Gideon’s fleece shows his doubt and fear and lack of trust. Gideon didn’t know his own strength.

    “Putting out a Fleece” (Gideon) Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts “Actions have consequences.” This could be the motto of our times, and it certainly would apply to the period of the Judges. In both cases we see people living lawlessly, doing whatever ...read more

  • Gideon - Part 5 Series

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Nov 5, 2014
     | 3,173 views

    Gideon has been coaxed and prodded to and through a battle for the Lord (and Gideon ...) Now, he's in the mop up operation and deals violently with two towns that don't help him out. What are we to think of these actions? Where is the Lord in them?

    Well, we’ve finally come to Judges 8:4-21 Note to self: Be familiar enough with this segment of the story so that you can tell it in your own words with confidence. The main battle is over the original odds of 300 to 135,000 has been reduced to 300 to 15,000 or from 1:450 to 1:50. ...read more

  • Jehovah-Shalom "The Eternally Self-Existent One Is Peace" Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Aug 21, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,331 views

    The lesson that Gideon had to learn before he could be used of God is that "The LORD is peace" in verse 24.

    Purpose: To explain that God is our only source for peace. Aim: I want the listener to rest assured of God's peace. INTRODUCTION: It has been more than 200 years since God revealed Himself as Jehovah-M'Kaddesh (the LORD who sets apart or makes holy). The promised land has been conquered and ...read more

  • Get Off The Sin Cycle Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 7, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,881 views

    Sermon #1 in the Judges series focuses on Othniel (chapter 1 & 3) and how God used him to deliver Israel after they repented of idolatry.

    Get off the Sin Cycle Judges 3:7-11 (Othniel) Romans 6:15-23 INTRODUCTION: For the next 7 weeks, we’re going to be focusing on a book of the Bible that doesn’t tend to get a lot of attention. It is a book that is not that easy to preach. It gives unvarnished history of a ...read more

  • Few Words Sometimes Speak Volumes

    Contributed by Timothy Enns on Feb 13, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,725 views

    This sermon is the first in a series that look at the individual judges from the book of Judges, character sketches

    How many of you remember the old record players? You remember when a record would get a scratch in it how it would repeat over and over and over again, it would always jump on the scratch and you would either have to physically move the needle up a bit so the song would continue or toss out the ...read more

  • Conquering The Giant Of Fear Series

    Contributed by Michael Wiley on Apr 10, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,232 views

    Fear stops us dead in our tracks! Fear prevents us from receiving all God has for us and walking the path He has prepared for us. Get this message from Gideon and overcome your fears!

    Conquering the Giants Message one of four FEAR / EASTER April 08, 2012 Michael Wiley Easter --- Introduction: It's dark out, and you're home alone. You’re wrapped up in a warm blanket reading your favorite book. You see it and hear it at the same time: The front door suddenly ...read more

  • How To Be A Victorious Christian

    Contributed by Chris Gowen on Apr 1, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 12,111 views

    We can learn from the children of Israel by following the Lord Jesus and know real victory!

    Small children can say some funny things...especially when it comes to matters pertaining to church and listening to the stories in the Bible. Here are some stories someone gave me: A Sunday school teacher asked the children just before she dismissed them to go to church, "And why is it ...read more

  • I Get The Point Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Nov 4, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,400 views

    A study of the book of Judges chapter 3 verses 1 through 31

    Judges 3: 1 – 31 I Get The Point 1 Now these are the nations which the LORD left, that He might test Israel by them, that is, all who had not known any of the wars in Canaan 2 (this was only so that the generations of the children of Israel might be taught to know war, at least those who ...read more