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The cycle of sin is certainly powerful as well, but unlike the rising sun or the rotating earth, the cycle of sin is avoidable. Today we’ll have a look at the downfall of Samson, and ask ourselves, “How can we rise above the power of attractive lure of sin?”
This is the first message in a four week series based on the intriguing Old Testament book of Judges, which recounts the repeated cycles of disobedience and destruction that the ancient nation of Israel encountered. Such cycles remain in the fabric of today’s world. This message delves into this ancient historical book to discover helpful principles for our spiritual lives, with use of the often overlooked story of Ehud.
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.