The Samson Series – Part IV
June 14, 2020
Review of Parts 1-3:
Part 1 – Angel of the Lord, Miracle Baby –
Part II – Wrong Place, Wrong Woman, of the Eye, Lust of the flesh, pride of life
Part III – God loves us all and created us equal. God can take vengeance because only He distributes justice without hatred
Judges 16:1 (NLT); One day Samson went to the town of Gaza and spent the night with a prostitute.
- The Wrong Place again; with the wrong woman and doing the wrong thing!
1 John 2:16 (NLT); For the world offers only a for physical pleasure, a for everything we see, and pride in our achievements and possessions. These are from the Father, but are from this world.
- Don’t give in to ungodly cravings!
Colossians 3:5 (NLT); So put to death the sinful, Earthly things lurking within you. Have to do with sexual impurity, lust, and evil desires. Don’t be greedy, for a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world.
Judges 16:2 (NLT); Word soon spread that Samson was , so the men of Gaza gathered together and waited all night at the town gates. They kept quiet during the night, saying to themselves, “When the light of morning comes, we will him.”
Judges 16:3 (NLT); But Samson stayed in bed only until midnight. Then he got up, took hold of the of the town gate, including the two posts, and lifted them up, bar and He put them on his shoulders and carried them all the way to the top of the hill across from Hebron.
- God will not be used at our .
Isaiah 55:8,9 (NLT); “My thoughts are like your thoughts,” says the Lord. “And My ways are beyond you could imagine. For just as the Heavens are higher than the Earth, so My ways are than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts.
God is not a super-sonic . Samson would pay a very price, for his l living.
Hebrews 11:24-25 (NLT); It was by that Moses, when he grew up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. He chose to share the of God’s people instead of enjoying the pleasures of sin.
4. always have as did Samson’s and there is an ultimate choice.
John 10:10 (NLT); The thief’s purpose is to and and . My purpose is to give them a and life.
Next Sunday – Father’s Day! – The Samson Series Conclusion: Samson and Delilah