Deserting the King: The Book of Judges (Transformative Word Series)

David Beldman

Deserting the King: The Book of Judges (Transformative Word Series)
Deserting the King: The Book of Judges (Transformative Word Series)

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When Christians look for instruction and inspiration, when we look for a deeper sense of our calling and mission, we typically turn to the more obvious Scripture passages: Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, the Great Commission, or the New Testament letters. We don’t often turn to the book of Judges for this sort of thing. Judges is chock-full of violence, warfare, and people behaving very badly. What’s more, the cultural and historical situation of God’s people in Judges seems so far removed from the experiences we face. What can the book of Judges possibly offer us today?

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