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Sermon Series on the Book of Judges

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Sermon Series on the Book of Judges

“The leadership of Joshua had set them up to [be faithful to the covenant in the land God had given them], and yet success was not automatic. The people depended on faithful leadership, which they generally lacked. Even the judges fell short of the ideal for leaders; nevertheless, God used them to preserve and chastise […]

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Gideon Part 2: The LORD Saves His People With 1 Against 450

Judges 7:1-8:3 (text); 2 Corinthians 12:9-10; 13:4 July 31, 2016 • Download this sermon (PDF) Congregation of Christ: Did you know that the Olympic Games starting next week, Queen Esther, the famous Battle of Thermopylae, and Gideon may all be part of a common thread? The Book of Esther begins with a great assembly called […]

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Gideon Part 1: God’s Grace Towards Rebels

Scripture Readings: Judges 6:1-40 (text); Ephesians 2:1-10 July 24, 2016 • Download this sermon (PDF) Congregation of Christ: Gideon and Samson are the two most romanticized judges of Israel in the Bible. They’ve been subjects of “Be Like” sermons and two of the most frequently told stories in Sunday School. Today, we will have the […]

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“Quiet in the Church”

  Scripture Readings: Judges 5:1-3 (text); 1 Timothy 2:8-14; Titus 2:1-5 July 17, 2016 (ZCRC Pasig & BSCC) • Download this sermon (PDF) Congregation of Christ: Forty years ago, in 1976, the Episcopalian Church USA allowed homosexuals to become members of the church. Then in 2003, this denomination ordained an openly gay bishop. Six years […]

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Deborah: A Woman Leads Because of Men’s Neglect

  Scripture Readings: Judges 4:1-24 (text); Hebrews 11:32-33 July 10, 2016 (ZCRC Pasig & BSCC) • Download this sermon (PDF) Dear congregation of Christ: Most Christians are familiar with three of the twelve judges of Israel: Samson, Gideon, and Deborah. And for many evangelicals, Deborah is often used as proof that the Bible supports women […]

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The Lord Sends Ehud to Bring a Sacrifice

  Scripture Readings: Judges 3:12-31 (text); Hebrews 4:12 July 3, 2016 (ZCRC Pasig and BSCC) • Download this sermon (PDF) Congregation of Christ: Who among you are left-handed? I am, and in my younger years, to be left-handed had its disadvantages. It was actually frowned upon, even considered “abnormal.” Some teachers would even hit your left […]

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The LORD Saved His People Through Othniel

  Scripture Readings:Judges 3:7-11 (text); Romans 13:1-4 June 19, 2016 (BSCC); June 26, 2016 (ZCRC Pasig) • Download this sermon (PDF) Congregation of Christ: In the introduction to the Book of Judges, the author lays out for us the repeating cycle of sin, oppression, crying out in distress, God sending a judge, restoration, and then […]

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“There Arose Another Generation Who Did Not Know the LORD”

Scripture Readings: Judges 2:6-3:6 (text); Ephesians 6:1-4 June 12, 2016 • Download this sermon (PDF) Dear congregation of Christ: This is a quote from a young professing Christian girl who turned into an atheist: If God was absolutely moral, because morality was absolute, and if the nature of ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ surpassed space, time, and existence… […]

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“I Will Never Break My Covenant With You”

  Scripture Readings: Judges 1:1-2:5 (text); Ephesians 6:10-20 June 5, 2016 •  Download this sermon (pdf) Congregation of Christ: The book of Judges is a hard book to preach on, so that many pastors avoid preaching or teaching from it. It is full of names, geography, conflict, and even uncomfortably graphic sex, violence and gore. So […]

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“By Believing You May Have Life in His Name”

  Scripture Readings: Ezekiel 47:9-10; John 20:30-31; 21:3-14 (text) May 29, 2016 (ZCRC Pasig & BSCC) • Download this sermon (PDF) Dear congregation of Christ: Today is our last meditation on the Gospel of John. It has been a most edifying series, as we journeyed through the Gospel of Jesus’ beloved disciple. John demonstrates to […]

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