Lent Study 4

Reverend: Pastor Victor

Lent Study Week 4 - 2020

Promised Land

Confronting Evil

 

Know that the Lord has set apart the godly for himself                                             Psalms 4:3

  1. What do the following passages reveal about the Philistines, their culture, and their relationship with Israel? Exodus 23:31-33,Judges 1:17-19,27. Judges 2: 1-3, 1 Samuel 4:5-9, 1 Samuel 13:19-22, 1 Samuel 31:1-13, 1 Kings 22:51-53, 2 Kings 1:1-4
  1. What is a Nazirite? What are the requirements of a Nazirite? What are the five features of the Nazirite promise / wow? Numbers 6:1-21
  1. What did Samson need from God, in order to accomplish all that God had called him to do? Judges 13:25
  1. How much of an impact did Samson have on the Philistines? Judges 14:1-20, Judges 15:1-19.
  1. What kind of impact did Samson have on the Israelites? Judges 15:20
  1. When Samson lived a lifestyle that was completely devoted to God's values, he was effective. When he compromised that value system what happened?  Judges 16:4,15-21
  1. What were the short-term and long-term consequences, when Samson compromised his calling? Judges 16:5, 16-21, Judges 16:23-30
  1. What role does the Holy Spirit play as you seek out your life commitment to God?
  1. What aspects of your culture do you believe God would have you confront? Write a list each day - Use 1 John 2:15 as a guide.
  1. If you were to take seriously your commitment to obey God and place all aspects of your life under the dominion of his value system; What would people see in you that they may not see now? Ephesians 2:10, Romans 12:1-2
 
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