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Real People, Real God—Samuel, Hannah, Eli

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Download the Study Notes Today, we begin with a look at Samuel’s parents (before they were parents)—Elkanah and Hannah. They are a wonderful picture of faithfulness to Yahweh during the time of Israel’s judges. Remember the time of the Judges? “Israel had no king, and everyone did as they saw fit.” Judges 21:25 (emphasis added) The Non-Example To illustrate how low Israel had …

REAL PEOPLE REAL GOD

Real People, Real God—Deborah and the Judges

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         Download the Study Notes Please welcome my guest co-host for today, Jill Eileen Smith. She’s a good friend and an expert researcher. Today, we’ll chat primarily about her book, The Prophetess, a biblical novel exploring the life and times of Deborah, Israel’s only female judge. A Series of Amazing Women Mesu: You’ve written about several amazing women in the …

See the Corrected Judges Video

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Sorry for the video mix-up on last Friday’s post on the Judges. I’ve embedded the CORRECT Bible Project video this time, so you can watch the Book of Judges in about 7 minutes. It’s a fascinating look at a difficult part of Scripture… Thanks again to the Bible Project for this fabulous resource! They’re hoping to produce a video for …

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Here Come the Judges

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Think of the most violent movie you’ve ever watched. It’s perhaps not the most violent I’ve seen, but Schindler’s List is certainly hard to watch with its heart-rending portrayal of the inhumane treatment of the Jewish people during WWII. Why do we watch violence? Why do we rubber-neck at a car accident? What are we hoping to see? Why must some of …