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The Book of Judges: The Pride Cycle

May 25, 2022

An in-depth study of the Book of Judges, which recounts round after round of the pride cycle as leadership in Israel passes from judge to judge. This lesson focuses on the pride cycle, an incomplete conquest, mothers in Israel, the song of Deborah, faith and doubt, the parable of the bramble, Jephthah and his daughter, Samson's strength and weakness, the problem of priestcraft, defending virtue, and more. Join Jared Halverson for your weekly Come Follow Me study of the Old Testament!

0:00 Introduction to the Book of Judges

3:01 The Pride Cycle

14:46 An Incomplete Conquest

23:29 Making the Rounds of Righteousness & Wickedness

43:25 The First Minor Judges

51:24 Deborah & Jael

1:08:06 The Song of Deborah & Mothers in Israel

1:31:45 Gideon's Doubt & Faith

1:54:49 The Sword of the Lord & of Gideon

2:17:28 Gideon's Aftermath

2:29:33 Abimelech's Reign & the Parable of the Bramble

2:44:07 Justice & Mercy, Goodness & Grief

2:52:11 Jephthah & His Daughter

3:14:07 Samson's Strength & Weakness

3:53:49 Samson & Delilah

4:14:46 Micah and the Problem of Priestcraft

4:32:13 The Levite's Concubine and the Price of Virtue

4:59:23 Conclusion

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