Monthly Archives: July 2019

July 6, 2019: Day 70 – Judges 12

We continue to hear about the life of Jephthah.  So the Ephraimites were jealous because he had gone to battle against the Ammonites and hadn’t notified them so that they could join in the battle, and presumably join the booty … Continue reading

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July 5, 2019: Day 69 – Judges 11

You can chalk this down as one of the more, if not the most, disturbing Bible stories.  Jephthah is asked by the very same siblings who drove him out to help them out and lead them into battle.  He makes … Continue reading

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July 4, 2019: Day 68 – Judges 10

We find ourselves in the season of two respected Judges: Tola and Jair.  Jair is the more interesting of the two as we hear about his flock, or is it pack, of donkeys that he had, one for every son.  … Continue reading

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July 3, 2019: Day 67 – Judges 9

Apparently it is a dishonor to be killed by a woman.  Sisera fell prey to that and now in this chapter we see that Abimelech also was killed by a woman, or at least didn’t want history to reflect that … Continue reading

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July 2, 2019: Day 66 – Judges 8

So Gideon has a bit of a checkered history.  We find that he is a mighty warrior, able to take down the Midianites and the Canaanites with just 300 men.   We find here in vs.10 one hundred and twenty thousand … Continue reading

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July 1, 2019: Day 65 – Judges 7

There is some confusion in this story.  As you think about the story of the selection of the soldiers to fight with Gideon, what do you remember?  Who was chosen to fight the battles, was it those who drank the … Continue reading

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June 30, 2019: Day 64 – Judges 6

How much proof do you need that God is by your side and that God has given you everything that you need in order to conquer as He has promised?  A fire unsummoned which burns up bread and meat and … Continue reading

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June 29, 2019: Day 63 – Judges 5

What a beautiful song of triumph.  It reminds me a lot of a song about those who are champions.  Here is a clip of what I am thinking.  But look at all the people who are represented in this song … Continue reading

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June 28, 2019: Day 62 – Judges 4

This has to be one of my favorite chapters in the Bible, and not because some guy gets a tent peg in his head.  I mean, that’s neat and all, but not why I like this chapter.  But I did … Continue reading

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June 27, 2019: Day 61 – Judges 3

We begin the journey of Israel through the judges.  We read about Othniel who was raised up first as a judge and as a  result was successful in his battle against Cushan-rishathaim.  Remember him from the bounty in chapter 1.  … Continue reading

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