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Israel’s real king was Jehovah, their covenant-keeping Redeemer. The Church’s real king is the risen and ascended Lord Jesus Christ. “The people served the Lord all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua, who had seen all the great works of the Lord which He had done for Israel.” (Judges 2:7). There was no need in Israel for a human monarch as long as there was a group of men who could persuasively bear witness to “all the great works of the Lord which He had done.” Similarly, there is no need in the church for an earthly prince, as long as there is a group of qualified men in each assembly who will convincingly proclaim the testimony of Scripture,
Following the inspired leadership of Moses and courageous successes of Joshua, Israel suffered from a leadership gap. Sin and unrest spiraled. Generations declined. The period of the judges is a sad illustration how God's people discard their faith and drown in failure. Fortunately, God mercy outlasts our rebellion. He can help us break break cycles and destroy idols.
The "key hangs at the back door."
What is the book of Judges about? Have you just read the stories about Deborah, Gideon, Samson etc. and missed the big story?
The setting of the book of Samuel, when there was no king in Israel, reminds us of how our cry for a king can be answered through Jesus, who desires to occupy the throne of our hearts.
How the depravity in Isreal lead to some awful results.
Sermon by pastor Dyrud at Our Saviours