Disobedience and Defeat; Disobedience cost Israel her covenant blessings.
I. Disobedience (1 - 3)
II. Deliverance (3 - 16)
III. Disaster/Depravity (l7 - 21)
JUDGES KEY CHAPTERS: 5
5 Song of Deborah
JUDGES KEY CHAPTERS: 6-8
6-8 Gideon's judgeship
JUDGES KEY CHAPTERS: 13-16
13-16 Samson's judgeship
JUDGES KEY PASSAGES: 11:34-40
11:34-40 Jephthah's vow is fulfilled regarding his daughter.
JUDGES KEY PASSAGES: 17:6 (21:25)
17:6 (21:25) "In those days there was no king in Israel; every man did what was right in his own eyes."
JUDGES KEY PEOPLE: Barak
Barak - Collaborated with Deborah
JUDGES KEY PEOPLE: Deborah
Deborah - Fourth judge of Israel, a prophetess, administrator of justice, "a mother in Israel."
JUDGES KEY PEOPLE: Gideon
Gideon - Unique victor over Midianites
JUDGES KEY PEOPLE: Jepthah
Jepthah - Eighth judge of Israel, of illegitimate birth, appointed leader over Gilead.
He defeated Ammonites decisively as well as the Ephramites. His vow caused him to sacrifice his daughter.
JUDGES KEY PEOPLE: Samson
Samson - Twelfth judge of Israel, fought the Philistines, very strong, with strong weaknesses.