The book of Judges Lesson
10: Chapters 15,16
The Nazirite: Power, weakness and Power!
that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through
endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope."
Samson is used by God to defeat the
The danger of compromise.
Triumph of faith.
The Spirit of God is with Samson.
The compromising Israelites try to stop Sampson. (15:11,12)
Samson compromises and loses his strength. (16:4-20)
No compromise death! (16:23-31)
Application The Spirit lives in us!
(Acts 2:37,38; Romans 8:5-16) The be quiet, don't cause
problems attitude. We don't want to offend anyone! What happens when we obey Matthew
The reaction to persecution. (Acts 4:19) No compromise death!
(Hebrews 11:32-40; Philippians 1:22-24)
"'I'll go out as before
and shake myself free.' But he did not know that the Lord had left him.