Samson was on the road to ruin because he fraternized with the enemy, wasted his strength and was deluded by pride.
The story of Samson begins much like the story of the other judges of Israel. The nation was in misery because of the domination of a rival country that was oppressing them. That nation was the Philistine nation. (Interestingly, the word Philistine is where we get our word “Palestinian,” so this